Rare Ship's Gimbal Cabin Lamp With Dolphin Mount

Product Code: CHBE01
Shipping Weight: 4.00 lbs

Product Description

A rare, brass and copper ship's gimbal cabin lamp, British, early 20th century. Features a removable oil reservoir (copper tank) that fits into a gimbal body with weighted brass flattened ball for gimbal balance. The burner tilts back on a hinge to handle the wick for servicing. The gimbal ring is supported by the brass arm in a dolphin-form with foliate bulkhead mount. Survives in excellent condition, retaining an aged brass patina. Measures 12 1/2 inches tall including glass chimney.