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sparkling whale oil lamp
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • sparkling whale oil lamp, circa 1827–1830
  • Where object was made: Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
  • blown, pressed glass
  • Object Height/Width: 10.8 x 6.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6345

Clear glass oil lamp with a globular body and an applied stem with a medial button knop. It has a round base with a raised, diamond pattern.