Antique Blown Font Glass Whale Oil Lamp, Drop Tube Burner, Stepped Square Base, c. This rare blown glass lamp is a beautiful and early example with a clear free-blown light bulb shaped font joined by wafers to a pressed stepped square cut corner base. This is one of the earliest glass lamps manufactured possibly at the Sandwich Glass factory. This has an early dropped tube cork lined burner at the top with a single tube burner and cork bottom with a new wick. The condition for such an early and hard to find rarity is excellent, with no damage and minimal wear.
DIMENSIONS: The lamp measures 9 3/8 H. (top of burner) 8 5/8 H. (top of font) x 2 5/8" Dia at the font, x 3 1/8" wide at the square base.CONDITION: The lamp is in very good condition with no damage and some minimal wear to the base. There are also the imperfections often found in early flint glass of this period. There is a large bubble in the blown font, sand, and striations within the glass. Antique Blown Font Glass Whale Oil Lamp, Drop Tube Burner, Stepped Square Base. The lamp measures 9 3/8 H.
The lamp is in very good condition with no damage and some minimal wear to the base. The item "Antique Blown Font Glass Whale Oil Lamp, Drop Tube Burner, Stepped Square Base" is in sale since Wednesday, October 9, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Non-Electric\Oil". The seller is "bluenewhall" and is located in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia.