The out of round shape of the base and the slightly tilted foot show the early blown manufacture. The base has a rough pontil that was broken off after the lamp was blown. This is an early drop tube burner, miniature toy whale oil lamp. The drop tube burner with this lamp is missing. This type of blown toy glass lamps were manufactured at the Sandwich Glass factory, as well as other American glass houses of the same period.Because of it's miniature size, quality manufacture and the unique toy plate base, this is a rare little lamp. DIMENSIONS: The lamp measures 3 7/8 H. X 2 3/8" Dia at the font, x 2 5/8" Dia. CONDITION: The lamp is in very good condition with some minor wear to the base. The lamp is missing it's drop tube burner. There are also the imperfections often found in early flint glass of this period.
This includes, bubbles, sand, and striations. 90% of the time this rare drop tube burner is missing from these lamps, so not having one is expected rather than a condition issue, as these toy blown lamps are still quite rare. Antique Sandwich Glass Free-Blown Toy Lamp with Blown Glass Base.The Boston and Sandwich Glass Co. The lamp measures 3 7/8 H. The lamp is in very good condition with some minor wear to the base. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
The item "Antique Sandwich Glass Free-Blown Toy Lamp with Blown Glass Base" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Non-Electric\Miniature". The seller is "bluenewhall" and is located in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia.