Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • Italy
  • oil lamp, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • brass
  • Object Height: 45.7 cm
    Object Height: 18 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3452
Description

Brass lacerna, or oil lamp. Plain round foot with long thin stem. Lamp part has three projections for flames. Another section screws on top of this to form lid. The finial on top is in the shape of a flower bud or artichoke.