An all Hand Made Coppersmith, Tinsmith & Steel Craftsmanship Show Piece !
Complete with a Working marked "E. Miller * VENUS" Burner & Mint Pearl Top # 1 size Chimney.
Form Resembles a "Dietz Bestov" Hand Lantern, but doesn't use the same patented airflow design.
Complex 13 Piece Metal Lamp Construction from the Bottom up, as follows :
Copper Bottom soldered onto a Tapered Tin fount,(2)
A Ringed Rim Copper Layer Over a Tin Skirt,(2)
A Copper Band around the waist,with a 5 piece Steel support bracket, and "Diamond Plate" Handle,magnet tested not Stainless Steel.(6)
Tin Fount Top,with a Brass Collar, and a soldered on Cap for show.(3)
Filler Cap is die stamped "Orange Powder" and is soldered , and does not open.This tells me it was constructed as a Show Piece, but the Red Brass "Venus" Burner still unscrews and can be filled with Oil & Burned as seen in the last photo ! New Wick Installed.
Metal Lamp Stands 9 7/8 inches from base to top of Handle, and 13 inches Overall to top of Chimney.
Weighs 1 Pound and 0.8 Ounces.
Exact Age Unknown.
15 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Original Antique Americana, Clocks, Period Lighting, Patriotic, U.S. Militaria, and Original Photos.