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Two whale oil burners

Object Number: 
INV.6376ab
Date: 
ca. 1864
Medium: 
Brass, sheet metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 4 1/4 in. × 3 1/2 in. (10.8 × 8.9 cm) Overall (b): 2 3/8 in. × 4 1/2 in. (6 × 11.4 cm)
Marks: 
inscribed: on both burners: "convex" on one side; on other side: "PAT. MAR. 1. 1864"
Description: 
Two whale oil burners: a- brass burner with turn knob for wick; b- sheet metal with turn knob for wick.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group