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Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 x 4 in. ( 21 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm )
Colorless lead glass oil lamp with blown font and pressed base; spherical font attached with three wafers to a quatrefoil base with paw feet and corbels at the corners with shells in between; four pad feet on base; tin collar and double wick holder.
Minor variations in the height and color of the bases suggest that INV.11874a and b are not the product of the same glass house.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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