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Title Oil Lamp
Date 1880 C
Object Name Lamp, oil
Catalog Number 1988.6.170
Description This emerald green heavy glass lamp has a fish scale base design and a cable font. The Riverside style collar has a notch in the top to correspond with the one on the font under the collar. Green cable bowl and fish scale base oil lamp.
Provenance This emerald lamp is probably from the Diamond Glass Co., Limited from Montreal. The emerald colour cast 10% more light, then if the lamp was purchased in any other colour. The principal colours made by this company were: Flint, Green & Amber, but they could produce others.
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1885
Material Glass/Metal
Width (cm) 14.3
Height (cm) 26.5