Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lamp
  • Henry Yale, artist
    active 1858–1867
    active: United States
    Stephen Curtis Jr., artist
    active 1858–1867
  • lamp, circa 1858–1867
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter, britannia metal
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 12.7 cm
    Canvas/Support: 9 1/16 x 5 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1109
Description

Pewter whale oil lamp with a pedestal base (identified as a combination lozenge and cylinder font). Two bronze cylinders on top (wick holders) and marked on bottom.