Up Miscellaneous Lamps Prev Next Slideshow

 Previous image  Next image  Index page  Original Image [Double Crusie Oil Lamp.JPG - 1.4MB]
Comstock Lantern Hanging
Engraving Harper's Weekly November 1879 Bonanza Mine Comstock Lode
Copper Queen Candle Sconce Front
Copper Queen Candle Sconce Side
Crown Mule Lamp
  Double Crusie Oil Lamp.JPG - DOUBLE CRUSIE LAMP - Open pan oil lamp, cast iron primitive lamp dating to late 18th/early 19th century, of Celtic origin called crusie lamp, double bowl with rack adjustment for upper bowl, 5 1/4 in. long decorative hook, bottom bowl 2 1/8 in. by 4 1/4 in. and overall height 12  1/4 in. with hook extended  (The double crusie lamp is primarily a domestic lamp with origins in Scotland and Ireland.  They were brought to the US by immigrants where the double bowl variety was called a phoebe lamp; the upper bowl contained oil with a floating cloth wick and the bottom bowl caught the fuel drippings.  A toothed arm to slant the upper bowl was used to keep the fuel at the wick; althoughused for domestic purposes, the double crusie lamp undoubtedly found use in the mines.)  
Fries Oil Lamp
Fries Oil Lamp Patent
Frog Lamp
Giesser Lamp
Mule Lamp I

Double Crusie Oil Lamp | DOUBLE CRUSIE LAMP - Open pan oil lamp, cast iron primitive lamp dating to late 18th/early 19th century, of Celtic origin called crusie lamp, double bowl with rack adjustment for upper bowl, 5 1/4 in. long decorative hook, bottom bowl 2 1/8 in. by 4 1/4 in. and overall height 12 1/4 in. with hook extended (The double crusie lamp is primarily a domestic lamp with origins in Scotland and Ireland. They were brought to the US by immigrants where the double bowl variety was called a phoebe lamp; the upper bowl contained oil with a floating cloth wick and the bottom bowl caught the fuel drippings. A toothed arm to slant the upper bowl was used to keep the fuel at the wick; although used for domestic purposes, the double crusie lamp undoubtedly found use in the mines.) Download Original Image
Total images: 76 | Last update: 2/13/14 9:02 PM | Help