SHEET-IRON NURSE / NURSERY WHALE OIL LAMP, cylinder-form with strap handle and cover in an asphaltum varnish finish, interior fitted with a boiler with tab support to rim, double hooded vent holes, bottom with an open window, removable finger lamp. Fitted with a brass and tin double-tube burner. 19th century. 8 1/4" HOA, 4 1/2" D. Provenance: From the Anne Serra collection, Cuba, NY.
Excellent condition, expected wear to finish and very minor denting, some interior scattered surface rust.