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 glass
  • Object Height: 22.2 cm
    Object Height: 8 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6477
Description

Cobalt blue, pressed glass oil lamp. The lamp has a four sided base and a wide oval shaped top. There are some scroll shaped designs and a diamond pattern on the base and top. There is a brass ring on top of the lamp that is used for wicks.