Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • oil lamp, circa 1830
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass, blown glass
  • Object Height: 22.9 cm
    Object Height: 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6469.a

Clear glass oil lamp. It has a pressed glass, triangular shaped base with vertical ribbing. Threre are two rings where the base meets the bowl. The bowl is made from blown glass in an inverted pear shape. It has a metal, two wick holder.