A Great Affordable Display Example whereas you can't see the internal fracture in the Base unless you hold it up directly to a light source !
Rare Sandwich Glass Clambroth White & Blue "Acanthus Leaf" Pattern Whale Oil Lamp. Base has a Heat Check or Fracture as seen in the Last Photo. Rough Textured Glass due to the normal Deterioration of the Sandwich Glass mixture.
Early Pewter Whale Oil Burner and Pewter Collar has the deep glass coverage.
Stands : 12 1/2 from base to collar, and 13 from base to top of the whale oil burner tubes. Square Base is 4 3/8 by 4 5/16 inches.
Weighs : 2 Pounds and 15.1 Ounces.
See Book Ref.:
"A Guide to Sandwich Glass Whale Oil Lamps & Accessories"
By : Kaiser & Barlow
Photo Plate # 2150
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