"Petticoat" Whale Oil Lamp
Date ca. 1820
Manufacturer:New England Glass Company, American, 1818 - 1888
Dimensions Overall: 7 in. (17.8 cm) Base: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Medium Blown glass
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Whale oil lamp. Blown clear bulbous font. Solid clear stem with wafer. Attached and an attached 2.5" high cone shaped deep blue "foot" with a folded rim. Called Petticoat lamp.
Published References_Toledo Museum Catalogue_, N.E. GLASS, 1963, No. 192, pg. 57.
Object Label New England Glass Co. American "Petticoat" Whale Oil Lamp, ca. 1820 Blown glass Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 71.3745
Object Number 71.3745