Oil lamp

Oil lamp
Title
Oil lamp
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Glass, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 19 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Light blue pressed glass oil lamp; flattened spherical font with horizontal ribbing on ringed and faceted stem on square base with incurving sides, canted corners, and two trough-like indentations on either side of the stem; threaded brass collar with flared double wick holder that does not fit lamp.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1099
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group