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A Georgian 'Lacemaker's' Lamp c1780

Heading : A Georgian 'lacemaker's' lamp c1780
Date : c1780
Origin : England
Colour : Clear, grey hue
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 14.2cm tall, 10.5cm diameter

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. Some inclusions within the resevoir
Restoration : None

Weight :   236 gram

Reference: The Open Flame Lamp- Keith Kelsall pl86

Commonly known as 'lacemaker's' lamps, these small glass oil lamps were for general use as an alternative to candlelight.

This example takes the familiar proportions of a traditional chamberstick but has the addition of an oil reservoir where the candle would have sat.

 

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  • Product Code: 2019111137
  • Availability: Sold
  • £225.00

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