Turkey Foot Oil Lamp – Flat Finger

Product code - 0506T
Sold on 18th July 2014

This Turkey Foot oil lamp is a fine example of the early machine made glass products.

Made in the first part of the 20th century by The United States Glass Company, this Turkey Foot oil lamp is the flat finger lamp form. It was also produced as a footed finger lamp and in several sizes of stand lamps.

In 1909, the pattern was also shown in the company’s catalogue as “Plume”.

In Catherine Thuro’s first book “Oil Lamps – The Kerosene Era in North America”, you will find information about the Turkey Foot oil lamp on pages 318 and 319.

The glass of this lamp has a slight amethyst tint to it which was not uncommon for these kerosene lamps.

Overall, it is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or damage of any kind.

The Turkey Foot oil lamp is fitted with a new burner, a new wick and a new chimney.

 Height to the top of the burner – 14cm (5.5″)

Height to the top of the chimney – 30cm (11.75″)

Diameter of the font – 9cm (3.5″)

Width of the lamp (including handle) – 12.5cm (5″)

For more information about this Turkey Foot oil lamp, please feel free to contact us and quote “Product code – 0506T”

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