Whale oil lamp

Title:
Whale oil lamp
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Single burner whale oil lamp with inverted bell-shaped reservoir with high circular, reeded and molded foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.11
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group