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Whale-oil lamp

Object Number: 
1920.40
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Pewter, ebony
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/4 in. ( 29.2 x 17.8 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Pewter whale-oil lamp with hinged, high dome lid with ebony acorn finial, cup-shaped font with extended arm, set on straight, slightly tapered shaft with attached bracketed handle and circular base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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