Oil lamp (part)

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from Dores, Inverness-shire

Postcard of Oil lamp (part).
© National Museums Scotland

Oil lamp (part)

This is the base of a cast iron oil lamp from Dores in Inverness-shire. It dates from the 19th century. The oil reservoir is now missing from the top.

The base is modelled with acanthus leaves and foliage. It is in five sections and includes a cast iron weight in the bottom section.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-561-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MGI 50
Date: 19th century
Material: Brass
Dimensions: 12.70" total H; base sides 4.80"
What: Candlestick
Subject: Candleholders (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Inverness-shire, Dores
Description: Brass candlestick with a square base and a socket formed by a circle of leaves with an everted rim, from Dores, Inverness-shire, 19th century
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