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Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner  !!!   Ca. 1830's.

Awesome Early Free Blown Glass Sparking Lamp with Gaffer's Finger Loop !!! Has a Glass Disc Footed Base with Pontil Scar. Ca. 1825 to 1840.

Attribution : Early Sandwich,MA.USA. Glass due to Early Free Blown Form !

Cylindrical top & bottom Form, with smooth top opening for the "Drop-In Tube Burner", being a single Tin Tube with a Cork tension fitted whale Oil Burner.The Cork diameter is 3/4 inches across the glass opening. This Lamp Lamp is earlier than the illustrated Book example, which has the later post 1830's Pewter Collar & Burner.

See Glass Book Ref.: "American Glass"

By : George & Helen McKearin

Description Page : 378

illustrated example : Plate 189

Matching Glass Lamp : illustration # 11 (later post 1830's example with Pewter Collar)

Burner Book Ref.: A Guide to Sandwich Glass / Whale Oil Lamps & Accessories. Burner illustrations :Introduction, and Plates #2049 & #2050.

Condition : Heavy Quality Leaded Blown Glass with a Superb Finger Loop. Has 1 common Heat Check,or Fracture,on the top of the fount, just above the finger loop, from glass cooling at different temperatures. Hard to see, but seen in photo # 6.

Still a Rare & Amazing Survivor of Craftsmanship !

Item ID: 2945

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Early Free Blown Glass "Miniature Sparking Lamp" Complete with Drop in Whale Oil Burner !!! Ca. 1830's.

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