Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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oil lamp
  • United States or Canada
  • oil lamp, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 25.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6473.a

Emerald green pressed glass oil lamp. It has a square shaped base with rounded corners. The base is high and domed with beads and a shell/fan shaped design. The stem has a feathered design. The bowl is globular with a bead and swag pattern. The top is plain and flat with a brass ring for wicks.