This would probably have been in the house of a trawler owner or a fish merchant, someone who could afford such a lamp. A very rare item and not to be missed. It comes complete and has a wick in the lamp.
All the parts are original and only have the minor wear of age and use. Overall height to top of chimney is 19 inches or 48cms. The Weight is 1380 grams.In very good pre-owned condition. The photographs are a fair representation of the condition. Collection from Rutland is available. The item "Victorian very rare Fish Nursery Oil Lamp complete c1880" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Lamps\Victorian (1837-1901)".
The seller is "saintluke" and is located in Oakham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.