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Open lamp

Object Number: 
1896.21
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Oil lamp with cast, open rounded base with shallow walls and rounded lip across from which is attached a wrought, arched armature with pierced shield-shape terminus with three small crosses, connected to a short chain with large hook and acorn-shaped terminus.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group