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camphene pedestal lamp
  • United States
  • camphene pedestal lamp, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter, brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21 x 10.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1085
Description

Lemon-shaped Whale oil lamp, one wick type with candlestick base. Top is inverted acorn. Wick holder and cover are brass. No mark.