My mother collected all kinds of antiques. This is from her estate. This is an antique glass and pewter whale oil clock/lamp from the 1800's.Glass cylinder reservoir on top held the whale oil. There are Roman numerals on vertical pewter strip along glass. The numerals showed hourly consumption. Once lit - the lamp would burn for approximately 15 hours.
The design is from the Louis XIV era. The lamp comes apart such that the glass cylinder can be filled. The glass still show signs of oil. The last bits of a wick can be seen. The item "Antique French 1800's Blown Glass & Pewter Whale Oil Lamp and Clock" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Other Mercantile Antiques". The seller is "joanshober" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.