On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
8 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 x 13 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center of base: "W.H.STAR[R]" in arching rectangle with serrated edge
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper
Pewter oil lamp. Round disk base, concave on top, then rises in center to narrow, balustrade shaft of bulbous lobes and rings. Shaft supports oil reservoir with bulbous lower section and cylindrical body that tapers at collar to round mouth on top. Screw-in cap with two upright feed tubes.
American. Oil Lamp, 1843-1846. Pewter, 8 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper, 57.167. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 57.167_bw.jpg)
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