At Victorian Gardens Antiques, we have a passion for Victorian Oil Lamps, actually any age oil lamp. Oil Lamps are so romantic and so Victorian. They lend such a great ambiance to a room. Set in the right place, are safer than candles, in our opinion. In addition, oil lamps are great in cases of emergency giving a good steady light. We are blessed with an assortment of vintage and antique oil lamps. All oil lamps are breakable so please choose a shipping option that includes insurance. All items are sold in "as is" condition. We try our best to describe the condition as accurately as possible. Please contact us if you have any questions on a particular item, its condition or would like more detailed photos emailed to you.
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$249.95 Antique Victorian Cranberry Flashed Kerosene Oil Lamp With Cut to Clear Design of Grape Clusters and Tendrils - Item #591
This lamp is a stunner. It is an Antique Victorian Cranberry Flashed Oil Lamp that is probably from the Civil War Era (1860). It has the font shape of the Civil War Era as well as the marble base and brass connectors. It features a cut design of grape clusters, leaves and tendrils. Please click on the picture to see additional closeups of this oil lamp. It has a common early solid brass 1 3/8" collar with a 7/8'" I.D. The burner is unmarked and is solid brass. The oil lamp with chimney measures 22 1/4" tall and the marble base is 5" square. This lamp is in excellent condition for its age. There is some rubbing on the flashed cranberry near the collar as well as some soot. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition for its age. It comes with a new wick. What a lovely Victorian statement for a Victorian Era house.
SOLD $174.95 1865-1880s Antique Victorian Jenny Lind or Goddess of Liberty Figural Kerosene Oil Lamp With Waffled Pattern Font and Solid Brass Queen Anne Burner - Item #585
This is an absolutely gorgeous oil lamp. The figural cast spelter stem is called "Jenny Lind" or "Goddess of Liberty". The font is from a 3 part mold and features the "Waffle" pattern with ribs at the base. The solid brass burner reads "Queen Anne" and the wick turner reads "SCOVILLE MFG CO Made in USA". The connector and collar are solid brass. The cast spelter figure has been restored with gold paste. The cast metal stepped up base features a floral design. There is some rust on the underside but the top of the base has been repainted. An absolutely gorgeous oil lamp that is ready for oil with its new wick. The glass font has one air bubble that we saw which is indicative of the age. You may click the picture to see additional pictures of this oil lamp. It looks very regal for a Victorian parlor.
$94.95 1860-1880s Antique Victorian Composite EAPG Frosted Font and Hand Painted Opaque Glass Stem Kerosene Oil Lamp With Solid Brass Reid's Perfect Burner and Scovill Wheel - Item #387
This is a very old 1860-1880s Composite Oil Lamp. It features an opaque glass stem with a hand painted white/yellow flower and foliage. All the connectors are solid brass. It comes with the solid brass Reid's Perfect Burner, which is marked. The wick wheel is marked "Scovill Mfg. Co. USA". The EAPG frosted font is etched with star and another decoration. The etching work is not the best that we have seen, but for the age it may be appropriate. There are little air bubbles in the font and scratches on the frosting. It has a black cast iron stepped up base. The base is marked inside with "PAT'D APPD FOR". We have left the base as found, which means there is a little paint loss and rust where the paint is off. We left the base as is so as not to effect the value. There has been some repair work on the connector between the font and the stem. There is one small dent on the brass burner edge which does not effect its usefulness. Please click on the picture to see numerous other pictures of this lamp. For its age of 130-150 years old, we think it is in great usable condition. It is very stately and tall oil lamp. Perfect for the Victorian decor.