Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States
  • oil lamp, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 24.1 cm
    Object Height: 9 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6376
Description

Clear, pressed glass oil lamp a hexagonal base with rounded corners. The base tapers up into the globular body. The design on the body and base has alternating panels of horizontal ridging and swags. There is a metal ring on top.