Bamana (Bambara) African oil lamp from an ethnographic collection. Tall 36 (91.3cm) as mounted on custom stand. Two tiers of 3 pots - these were made as burning lamps for oil with a floating wick. There is wax residue in some of the pots.The surmounting figure holds a spear about 9.2 cm. The chain attached wick separators are about 10cm or 4 inches.
Metal stand custom made long ago to hold artifact exhibits rust and loss to painted surface. Inventory tag A 1400-101 seen on back. The item "Tiered oil lamp Bamana with Spirit figure 87 cm Forged Iron held on heavy base" is in sale since Sunday, February 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Other African Antiques".The seller is "notnow00" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.