Oil lamp

Object Number: 
1964.62a
Date: 
Mid 19th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of whale oil lamp with saucer base baluster shaft and cylindrical reservoir with single wick.
Gallery Label: 
According to the Pewter Society Members, these lamps were made by James Putnam.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group