Bowtie Band Font Oil Lamp circa 1880s

Product code - 0621

This lovely antique composite oil lamp has a Bowtie Band font and a delicately coloured and hand painted glass stem. The pretty, delicate blue flowers and green and brown leaves sit very nicely on the very pale pink background.

The lamp dates to the 1880s but with its tapered connector at the bottom of the stem and the stepped, black painted cast iron base, this oil lamp was a little more “up market” than most of the composite lamps that were produced in that period.

This lovely antique kerosene lamp is fitted with a new, floral embossed burner and a new Torch and Wreath large bulge chimney. These chimneys are faithful reproductions of those produced in the heyday of kerosene lighting.

The overall condition of this kerosene lamp is very good. There are no chips, cracks or damage of any kind to the Bowtie Band font or the glass stem, nor are there any losses or fading to the hand painted floral decoration. There is, however, a small amount of damage to the brass ware. As can be seen in the second last photo, there is a small dent in the extended shoulder of the collar. There has also been a small amount of compression to one side of the lower brass connector(s) which means the lamp tilts backwards ever so slightly. Neither of these things effect the functionality of the lamp and are only  mentioned for accuracy.

This antique composite oil lamp with its Bowtie Band font is sure to be a welcome addition to your home or to your collection.

Height to the top of the burner – 36cm (14″)

Height to the top of the chimney – 55cm (21.5″)

Diameter of the font – 15cm (6″)

Width of the base – 12cm (4.75″)

For more information or additional pictures of this antique oil lamp with a Bowtie Band font, or to obtain a shipping estimate, please feel free to contact us and quote “Product code – 0621”

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