A fabulous Arts & Crafts paraffin lamp with the Youngs* patented design. The tripod base has that lovely organic quality typical of the Arts and Crafts movement with animal and plant forms combined . The cast brass would have been silver plated and is now beautifully worn giving the whole piece a wonderful faded elegance to it. Height : 44 xm. *A contemporary of Faraday , Scottish chemist James Young patented and started one of the first factories to make paraffin oil from shale.
Arts & Crafts Paraffin Lamp