Greek Orthodox Metal Kantili (Vigil Oil Lamp) Silver
Hand crafted beautiful Metal Standing Vigil Oil Lamp. The lamps is lit using oil, usually olive oil, as the fuel feeding a floating wick (click here to buy wicks)
Standing lamps are often used when an icon is hung low over a table or stand, Often a vigil lamp maybe mounted on top of a tube placed in the middle of a candle stand, that is before an icon, where the faithful can place individual bee’s wax candles. In these cases the vigil lamp provides the source for the worshiper to light their candles.
Vigil lamps are often used by the faithful before icons in icon corners in their homes.
Made in Greece
Approx 7 (inches) tall