Whale oil lamp (one of a pair)
Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 31.5 x 12.5 cm (12 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stem is the same as the candlestick pictured in R. Gleason & Sons, Dorchester Mass., 1866 [trade catalogue], Plate 23, No. 200, 11inch.
Marked with Massachusetts State Seal (Gleason & Sons mark 1851-1871) on base.
Marion E. Davis Fund