Antique Ship or yacht gimballed candle lamps.(No.2)
ANTIQUE YACHT OR SHIP'S CANDLE LAMP'S.
A matching pair of antique gimbaled yacht or ship's candle lamps.
This type of mid 19th century nautical light was probably from an early elegant steamship or a classic gentleman's yacht.
Constructed from brass with a stylised sea serpent or dolphin mounting bracket with gimbal mechanism to keep the light upright regardless of the heel angle of the vessel.
These lamps were designed to burn tallow candles and have a sprung loaded body. Height of lamp 9" / 23cm. ( excluding glass chimney ) The glass chimneys are not included because they get broken during transit, but they are available from good hardware stores. These lamps can also be easily converted to electrical operation / low voltage LED