Night lamp

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Object Name: 
Night lamp
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H: 14.4 cm, D (base): 7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Primary Description: 
Colorless/opalescent glass; brass; pressed. Colorless pressed hollow circular stem with a hobnail design; opalescent font with colorless circle in rows; brass collar with "PAT'D APR 13 1878/ MCH 21 1878", brass kerosene burner.
Melvin, Crandall, Jr. (1928-2003), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 24 (1982) illustrated, p. 113, #78; BIB# AI9252