Glazed Redware Stem Lamp

Product code - 0535
Sold on 21st March 2014

At first we thought the stem on this antique oil lamp was glass but closer examination has shown that it is actually glazed redware.

This is the first glazed example we have seen. It is decorated with finely detailed oriental style transfers of swallows, cherry blossom and bamboo. The brown tones of the decorations add to the subtlety and appeal of this antique glazed redware stem kerosene lamp.

The colourless glass font has a band of diamonds around the middle and it has been roughened on a lathe to produce a frosted effect on the highlights. It is fitted with an extended collar which dates it to the 1880’s.

Finally, a black painted cast iron base, a vintage burner and a new wick and beaded top chimney complete the antique kerosene lamp.

As can be seen in the photos, there are a couple of dents in the flat of the extended collar but the collar is still firmly fixed and the dents don’t affect the function of the lamp in any way. Other than that, this glazed redware stem kerosene lamp is in excellent condition and will be a great addition to your home or your collection.

Height to the top of the burner – 33cm (13″)

Height to the top of the chimney – 49.5cm (19.5″)

Diameter of the font – 15cm (6″)

Width of the base – 12cm (4.75″)

For more information about this glazed redware stem oil lamp, please feel free to contact us and quote “Product code – 0535”

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