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camphene pedestal lamp
  • United States
  • camphene pedestal lamp, early 1800s–mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter, brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23.8 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 3/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1084
Description

Pewter camphene lozenge pedestal lamp. Pewter container on a column with a circular base. Two brass cylinders extend out of the top (wick holders). Has chain, but caps are missing.