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
  • glass
  • Object Height: 15.2 cm
    Object Height: 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6476
Description

Cobalt blue, pressed glass oil lamp. The base has six rounded edges. The narrow center divides the base from the wide oval shaped top. There are lines of steps running up and down the object. There is drape design between the steps. The handle of the lamp has a scroll design. The top of the lamp has a brass ring for wicks.