Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States
  • oil lamp, circa 1835–1850
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 27.3 cm
    Object Height: 10 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6284
Description

Clear, pressed glass oil lamp with a heavy, hexagonal base and stem. It has a fluted body with plain, rounded shoulders. There is a pewter ring around the top of the lamp.