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16903B

Antique Oil Lamp with Drawer
Item No. 16903B

20th Century, N/A, China
Wood with Pigmentation
17" x 7.25" x 7.25"
( 43.18 x 18.415 x 18.415 cm)
(H x W x D)

This tall cylindrical object is an oil lamp made from a combination of brass and wood. The brass top with everted rim is hallow at the bottom allowing it to be attached over the wood base and has a hole into which a wick can be inserted for storage of oil to enable it to burn longer. The bottom stand is rectanguar and is fitted witha drawer for storage of lighting devices and extra wicks. The drawer has a tear drop pull attached to a coin fitting that has 4 Chinese characters.

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