Hand Lamp

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Object Name: 
Hand Lamp
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.104
Dimensions: 
H: 12.3 cm, D: 7.1 cm, W (incl. handle): 9.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Pale aquamarine non-lead glass; blown. Inverted conical shape with metal burning fluid burner with one wick tube (this is probably a later addition as collar is too big and wick tube doesn't go with collar); straight sides flaring to circular base; applied ear-shaped handle, ring pontil mark on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Former Collection
Eller, E. R., Former Collection
Technique: