Sheet Iron Howard Patent Canting Lard Lamp
SHEET IRON HOWARD PATENT CANTING LARD LAMP, traces of tan paint, rotating drum-form reservoir with double wide burners and a centrally located refill cap, copper band and stop tab allow for partial rotation, supported on a stem and square weighted base, removable reflector. Third quarter 19th century. 12 1/4" HOA, 3 1/4" SQ base.
Literature: Rushlight, fig. 7-10 (now known as a Howard Patent).
Provenance: Property of a New Jersey collector.
Very good condition, some minor denting and light rust, reflector with some resoldering.