Oil Lamp

English or Dutch, 1575-1625

Glazed earthenware. A remarkable survivor: a two-pan lamp made to hang on a wall or stand on a table. Characterful signs of hand-potting -- not turned on a wheel. The stem slightly off vertical and twisted. A beautiful and rare little thing, bought from an English collection. Old collectors' marks on bottom. Good original condition, some glazing faults (original), no restoration.

Lower pan, 5-1/4" x 5': height to handle, 4-3/4"

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