Zero Stock-Antique Whale Oil Lamp Pre Civil War Era USA
Nice example of unusual whale oil lamp made in early 1800’s. The lamp is unusual, has two parts the whale oil reservoir with 2 small burners and the pillar stand who can hold a candle if the oil runs out. On the sliding handle there is slightly visible makers mark. The lamp is made of thin metal and has a nice patina. The reservoir still has some of the old wick. Dimensions: 2.5 in diameter reservoir, 11 inches height and the base is 4 inches diameter.