Camphene oil lamp
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company (1826–1888)
Object Place: possibly Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
27.3 cm (10.75 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pair of colorless camphene oil lamps with pressed hexagonal bases, hexagonal stems that taper into hexagonal flattened knop. Font is hexagonal with “star and punty” pattern on it. Rounded shoulders and original metal tops with two long wick holders and caps. Star and punty pattern: alternate panel with circle above circle enclosing star and panel with oval enclosing punty ( a five pointed star with 1 long point) and with a torus molding at the top and bottom. See Barlow and Kaiser, vol. 2, cat. 2118.
William H. Fenn III Glass Collection