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Whale oil lamp

Object Number: 
1896.6
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 14.6 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Small pewter whale oil lamp with baluster-shaped shaft and single wick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group