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Full Pictures and Close-ups: World War I Memorial Lamp

Size Bottle Markings
20" including stand and back; bottle itself is 11"; base is 8" bottle is square quart; the entire structure is a lamp with a slate back and base
Description, including signature and date
This bottle is built into a lamp base and back and is a memorial to the Unknown Soldier of World War I. The bottle contains a white cross wrapped in a small gauze American flag. On one side is a carved figure of a nurse and on the other side the figure of perhaps a doctor. Flat metal soldiers stand at the corners. On the base in front is a slate tombstone with Unknown carved in the front, and 1917-1918 painted on the sides. The back of the lamp has a clock carved into it at 11 o'clock, and the back pieces open up like a fan.

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