A Pair of Victorian Oil Lamps
A Pair of Victorian Oil Lamps
A Pair of Victorian Oil Lamps

A Pair of Victorian Oil Lamps

c. 1900 Europe

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A Pair of Victorian Oil Lamps

Supported by opalescent glass figures of a young man and lady in Victorian attire; the oil reservoirs and shaped shades in 'peach blow' Stourbridge glass, fitted with the patent 'Kosmos Brenner' wick and fuel mechanism.
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The 'Kosmos' burner was patented in the UK in 1865, by Wilde & Wessel of Berlin. The company was taken over in 1899 by Messrs Brokleman, Jager et Cie, at which point the winder mechanisms were marked 'Kosmos Brenner'. These burners were sold wholesale on a worldwide basis, and were still being manufactured up until 1974 - when a disastrous fire destroyed the factory.
Dimensions
Height 56.00 cm (22.05 inches)
Diameter 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
Stock Code
8278
Medium
Glass
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