Unusual Tin Whale Oil and Candle Lamp

This tinsmith made lamp is unusual due to its large size and it could be used either as a whale oil lamp or a candle lamp. The oversized reservoir which creates stability suggests the lamp may have been used on a ship. The lamp dates from the mid 19th century and was found in Massachusetts. The lamp is in excellent, original condition. Diameter of base 8", H: 5".

$285.00