Camphene lamp

American
1835–45


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

29.2 cm (11.5 in.)

Accession Number

1978.737

Medium or Technique

Glass, molded

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless camphen lamp with hexagonal base, hexagonal stem that tapers into flattened hexagonal knop . Front flares out in light bulb shape with loop pattern variant. Pewter and tin mounts. Variant of fig. 1, plate 180, Ruth Webb Lee’s sandwich glass

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection