Oil lamp base

Oil lamp base
Title
Oil lamp base
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
Object Number 
1920.104
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