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Quality, ornate candle lit carriage lamp

Quality, ornate candle lit carriage lamp

SKU: 6140345

Auld Curiosities is once again happy to bring a less common item forward, for your consideration. On this occasion it is a brass and glass carriage lamp with a quite ornate adornment of an eagle as the finial. The lamp-house is hexagonal enclosure which has 5 panes of glass and one side a polished brass as a reflector (this brass side also opens to provide access to the light chamber). Beneath the lamp-house is a longish, hollow brass tube which has an end-cap. The design suggests lighting would have been by candle or taper. This tube fits nicely into a brass fitting which would presumably be screwed to the carriage to hold the lamp in place The top of the lamp-house has swag adorned venting and as mentioned a decorative finial representing an eagle (Please see the images for details).  This may well have been a light for a special carriage or even a hearse. The unit is 21.65” (550mm) in height.


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