Small kerosene lamp with single gimbal action
Auld Curiosities is delighted to offer the opportunity to consider this small brass and glass kerosene lamp. What makes it so interesting is the ability for the lamp to be hung from a hook or the lamp can pivot and sit upright on what had acted as the light reflector. The metal reflector has the form of grape leaves, including three small bunches of grapes and the tendril that often holds the grapevine to the frame has been fashioned to hang on a hook or to act as a thumb and finger piece for carrying the lamp before rehanging or sitting upright. The fuel tank is weighted to ensure that burner remains vertical in either position. There is some staining on the brass which would probably respond well to a good clean. From the hanger to the base of the reflector measures 7 ½” (191mm) while the lamp stands 4 ¾” (121mm) tall.
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