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Oil lamp with lid and hook

Oil lamp with lid and hook
Title
Oil lamp with lid and hook
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.6 x 5.7 x 16.5 cm )
Description 
Brass fat lamp with a cylindrical reservoir with domed lid with finial; conical tube eminates from the front and turns upward with a wick hole at tip; the handle loops up and over the lid with a slot that receives a hook for hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.51ab
Gallery Label 
The reflector is missing.
Provenance 
Formerly of 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