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  • Low Countries
    active: Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • lamp, 1700s–1800s
  • Where object was made: Belgium, Netherlands, or Luxembourg
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23.8 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 3/8 x 4 11/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1238

Pewter oil lamp. Container with hinged lid and animal head on spout with tube projecting from the mouth with side handle. On elevated base which flares out at the bottom. Decorated with raised and incised lines (identified as twisted mellon reed decoration).