Wendy Hamilton Antiques

 French Miner'S Grease Lamp Mid 19th Century


hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

French Miner's Grease Lamp mid 19th Century

This 19th century French cast iron miner's light is supported by a heavy trunion mount attached to a long hooked rod by means of a swivel hook. The circular font is embellished with a forged iron heart thumbscrew. The lamp burned grease using a twisted wick. Guaranteed to be old and all original. As found, no damage repairs or replaced parts.
Total height 21", height of font 6". Diameter of font 4 1/2".