Antique Stand Lamp circa 1880s

Product code - 0558
Sold on 7th March 2015

Antique stand lamps or composite lamps like this one were most popular between 1880 and 1900.

Being cheap to make, attractive oil lamps were affordable for everyone.

The font on this antique stand lamp has an extended brass collar and the glass has been roughened on a lathe to create a frosted effect. These are typical of kerosene lamps made in the early part of the 1880s.

The stem itself is bright blue glass with a hand painted floral motif. These stems were made in large quantities in different colours and with different motifs (see also Kerosene Stand Lamp).

The embossed brass connectors add a nice touch and go well with the black painted cast iron base.

The lamp is fitted with a new burner and chimney.

Overall, this antique stand lamp is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or damage of any kind.

It will make a lovely addition to your home or collection.

Height to the top of the burner – 35cm (13.75″)

Height to the top of the chimney – 57cm (22.25″)

Diameter of the font – 15cm (6″)

Width of the base – 12.5cm (5″)

For more information about this antique stand lamp, please feel free to contact us quoting “Product code – 0558″

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