Reverse Painted Stem Oil Lamp

Product code - 0395
Sold on 23rd August 2013

A reverse painted stem oil lamp such as this one, was most popular during the period from 1880 to 1900.

The stem section is made of clear glass and then paint has been applied to the inner surface to create the finish.

This process was quick and cheap to produce and made attractive, decorative lamps that everyone could afford.

Reverse painted stem oil lamps also had the added advantage of being more robust than some other types of composite lamps such as those with redware stems.

The stem of this reverse painted stem oil lamp has been decorated with a green marble effect.

The antique kerosene lamp also has a large, ornately patterned glass font and a black painted cast iron base.

The lamp has been fitted with a new burner, a new wick and a new chimney.

Overall, this antique reverse painted stem oil lamp is in excellent condition and will be a beautiful addition to your home.

Height to the top of the burner – 37cm (14.5″)

Height to the top of the chimney – 58cm (23″)

Diameter of the font – 16cm (6.25″)

For more information about this reverse painted stem oil lamp, please feel free to contact us quoting “Product code – 0395”

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