Nautical Brass Gimballed Wall Oil Lamp A lovely quality brass oil lamp on a gimballed bracket. In harbour the lamp could be taken from its gimbals and used on the dining table for atmospheric eating. The lower half of the gimbal bracket has a lead filled bottom for stability. The stem holding the gimbals is bolted to a thin pressed brass plate for wall mounting.
There are no makers marks. The oil lamp is complete with its glass chimney. Dimensions The lamp has a base diameter (of the content reservoir) of 4 ¼ inches (10.5cm). It measures 12 inches (30.5cm) high (including the glass chimney).
The gimbal mount has a diameter of 5 inches (12.5cm) and a height of 6 inches (15cm). The depth, when hung, from wall to front of lamp would be 7 ¼ inches (18.5cm).The lamp in its mount has a height of 15 ½ inches (39.5cm) and weighs 4 Kg. Condition The piece is in very nice condition. The brass is in need of some polishing but overall looks sound with no dents or major scratches.
The glass chimney is intact with no cracks or chips. For some reason there is a perfectly cut hole in to the side of the reservoir. The item "Nautical Brass Gimballed Wall Oil Lamp" is in sale since Saturday, June 6, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Marine/Maritime". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.