Hand Lamp with Camphene Burner

Object Name: 
Hand Lamp with Camphene Burner

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Object Name: 
Hand Lamp with Camphene Burner
Accession Number: 
2005.4.183
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.7, Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Hand Lamp with Camphene Burner. Colorless lead glass; pressed, mold-blown and blown. Blown ovoid font with molded vertical ribs, attached by a small wafer to a hand-pressed square base, molded on the upper corners with an “H”, “P”, “T” and an illegible letter on the 4th corner, sunburst under base, metal collar with wick holder and cap.
Provenance: 
Green Valley Auction, Source
Inscription: 
H / P / T / {?}
stamp
Pressed Top of foot, one letter on each corner
Green Valley Auctions, September 24, 2005 (2005-09-24) p. 103, #1753; BIB# 89226