Whale oil lamp

American
1840–60


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.739

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Pressed “Loop” or “Leaf” pattern. Sapphire blue whale oil lamp with square base, with octagonal stem tapering in to three flattened knops, loop pattern on lamp front, tin burner Similar to figure 1 in plate 180, Ruth Webb Lee’s Sandwich Glass. See Barlow and Kaiser, vol. 2, cat. 2109.

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection