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ANTIQUE TIN BETTY LAMP – “ Ipswich Betty ”
Circa 1800 – 1850
Following the style of the Iron Betty Lamp involved the Ipswich Betty, named from the town in Ipswich, Massachusetts where it was made. The Ipswich Betty was very popular and made until around 1850. The Ipswich Betty consisted of a saucer type base, an upright with a small shallow receptacle on its top, and a Betty lamp. The lamp rests in the receptacle when in ordinary use, but could be carried about or hung up in the usual manner.
On Tidy with Wick-Pick.
No Damage or repairs – all original, lamp with cover, hanger and pick.
Height: 8 ½ ”
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