Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States
  • oil lamp, circa 1830
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown, pressed glass
  • Object Height: 25.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6326
Description

Clear glass oil lamp with an inverted pear-shaped body and a metal, two-wick holder in the top. It has a squared base with rounded corners and is a tiered design. There is a knop between the body of the lamp and its base with a horizontal ribbed design.