BF says it's a kerosene stove - an old one obviously ;-)
I believe BF is brilliant. I googled antique kerosene stove and. . . yep. that it is. I had not realized the 'stool' was really part of the tank contraption. Cool photo.
Original !And creative even if you have no idea ! :))Bye...
-me, haha he said: I like to hear _that_ ;-).Mahon, thanks - I guess you would have identified this French kerosene stove instantly.