BRASS WHALE OIL LAMP, 18TH CENTURY AMERICAN, WIRED - For Sale
BRASS WHALE OIL LAMP, 18TH CENTURY AMERICAN, WIRED
This is a most unique lamp, a true gem in the rough. This is a rare and fine an old brass AMERICAN WHALE OIL LAMP that dates to 18th century. There are a three attached wick trimming items, attached by square link chains... scissors, and such for wick trimming.
The lamp comes with an old paper shade, as shown. The lamp was converted to electricity, and takes two bulbs. The lamp is in working order and will be an incredible treasure with a bit of reworking of the electrical components.
Dimensions: 20"(51cm) height
Condition: Excellent, through wiring is hand done and rough. A link needs to be opened to attach one chain.