Whale oil lamp (one of a pair)

American
about 1830–50
Possibly by Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)


Place of Creation: Possibly Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1187b

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown and pressed

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless inverted pear-shaped fonts on a stepped pressed square cup plate base.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection