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caphene lamp
  • United States
  • caphene lamp, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Diameter: 20.6 x 12.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/8 x 5 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1096

Pewter lamp on pedestal with saucer base. Two wick type with brass snuffers attached to cover with chain. Has cylinder oil container with turnings. No mark.