HANGING GREASE (CRUISE) LAMP -REDWARE INSERT 1680-1780

The grease lamp was the earliest supplementary lighting form which began in the ancient world and was common in Europe and America. The pan was filed with grease , fat scraps,  fish oil, vegetable oil or whale oil. A simple wick or rag fed from the fuel. This is a nicely made grease lamp with a quality twist hanger. The redware insert was added at a later date.  
Dimensions:Pan 3 5/8” diameter,Height (including hanger)24"
List Price: $425   (LTLK)

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