Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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betty lamp
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • betty lamp, circa 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom or United States
  • tin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15.2 x 7.1 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 x 2 3/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1260
Description

Pear-shaped hinged enclosure (identified as a Betty Lamp) with a curving pole, chain, hook/hanger attached. The chain goes through a hold in the hinged lid.