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.
- Product Code: 2019111137
- Availability: Sold