spout lamp anglo dutch rush lamp circa 1800 sheet brass hanging standing

Spout lamp, Anglo / Dutch rush lamp circa 1800 Sheet brass hanging / standing.


Price

£155
| $216 USD | €181 EUR


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Description

This is a rare Spout lamp, probably English because of its simpler construction compared to Dutch lights that tended to have more decoration.
They were popular from the last quarter of the 18 th century. They used the readily available Whale oil to light homes and businesses, they were used with wicks of or soft rope but if unavailable oil soaked rushes / reeds to burn for light.
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Dimensions

Height = 27 cm (11")
Width = 15 cm (6")
Depth = 11 cm (5")



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