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double gimbel ship's lamp
  • United States
  • double gimbel ship's lamp, early 1800s–mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.2 x 12.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 x 5 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1104
Description

Pewter double gimbel ship's lamp (binnacle lamp with double swivel). Bent saucer base with metal “u” shape attached in the center. Lamp suspended in-between which tapers toward the bottom. Brass-colored circle on the lip of the lamp on the side.