THE JOHN HENRY KILBUCK COLLECTION
Lamp, Oil

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Collection John Henry Kilbuck Collection
Date 1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Description Crescent shaped bone toy oil lamp. The object is flat on one side and then slightly concave on the other which forms a lip around the perimeter of the crescent. There are three small holes on the flat side. This would have been used with grass wicks laid in a bowl of oil.
Dimensions H-0.5 W-1.125 L-3.25 inches
Category 2: Building Furnishings
Object ID 1911.067
Object Name Lamp, Oil
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