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Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1961.3a
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 21 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass whale oil lamp; circular molded base; baluster stem and fuel reservoir.
Gallery Label: 
This oil lamp is attributed to William Homes Webb.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group