Pressed Oil Lamp

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Object Name: 
Pressed Oil Lamp
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 41.9 cm, Diam (max): 11.9 cm
Not on Display
about 1878-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift in Memory of Lois Vaughn
Primary Description: 
Oil Lamp. Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, mold-blown, and acid-etched. Mold-blown globular font, attached to a pressed stem which has three classical faces and ends in a circular scalloped foot; stem has been acid-etched to create a mat finish. Brass color and kerosene burner, colorless chimney which is probably a modern replacement.
Pattern Name: 
Vaughn, John, Former Collection