Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States
  • oil lamp, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed uranium glass
  • Object Height: 20.3 cm
    Object Height: 8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6472

Light green, pressed glass oil lamp. It has a round base and a baluster stem. The bowl is cylindrical with straight sides. There are pressed sunbursts around the body. The top is flat with a brass ring for wicks.