18thc English Antique Brass Whale Oil lamp. English. C1780 to C1800
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:W: 5" (12.7 cm)H: 13.5" (34.3 cm)D: 4.5" (11.4 cm)
A late 18thc Brass Whale Oil lamp, sometimes known as Spout lamps ...the base is weighted down by sand for added stability, it is complete with Oil chamber and the Wick Pin, which is used for teasing out the wick.
See Fire & Light, by John Caspall, page 216.