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13 ¼” height, “tin” (thin sheet iron) construction. Cylindrical body with hinged door and conical top mounted with a ring grip. Perforated overall to shed the light. See Furniture treasury, Nutting, p.4268. Untouched New England attic find with stub of its candle and wax inside.  Type used through the 18th century and early 19th until whale oil replaced candles. Surface rusted.

Stock Number: B2788

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