Whale Oil Lamp

Designer: Probably designed by Thomas Cains (active 1812–ca. 1820)
Manufacturer: (Possibly manufactured at his Phoenix Glass Works (1812–27) or
Manufacturer: South Boston Flint Glass Works )
Date: 1813–30
Geography: Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Free-blown lead glass
Dimensions: H. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
Classification: Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Michael Heidelberger, in memory of Nina T. Heidelberger, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.439.5

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