Oil lamp base

Object Number: 
1920.104
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 4 3/8 in. ( 27.3 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Brass whale oil lamp with circular molded base a fluted cylindrical shaft supporting a compressed globular reservoir with mid rib.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group