veilleuse

French for 'night light', and used in the 18th and 19th centuries for a device to keep broth or a drink warm on the bedside table. The flame from a small oil lamp or candle, placed in the cylindrical base, heated a covered cup or a teapot set on top of a cylinder.

veilleuse

shaded night-lamp
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