Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States
  • oil lamp, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass, bronze
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26.67 x 10.48 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/2 x 4 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3689
Description

Pressed glass lamp with foot made of bronze and decorated with vertical ribbed decoration. The glass gas reservoir is attached to the foot with a piece of brass. The glass around the lamp is colorless and has decorations in relief. The base of the foot of the lamp is square in shape.