Marquetry Lamp Date/Period: First half 20th Century
Measurement: height: 22"; width: 9"; depth: 9"
Material: Mixed woods
Condition: Very good
Additional Information: A scarcely encountered pyramidal lamp base continuing to the
turned wood standard and brass fittings that facilitating electric light bulb socket. Finely
mitered and joined case.
Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard
Date/Period: 19th Century
Measurement: Height: 11.25"; base diameter: 5"
Material: Sheet, wrought and drawn iron
Condition: Fine, original
Additional Information: A seldomly seen pair of finely wrought lamps featuring a
thumbpiece allowing adjustment of canting…and gimbled so the position of reservoir
has no effect on level of fuel.
Prolonged exposure to sun causes color change. Height: 12.5".
Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Manhattan Brass Company (1868 to 1880)
Pierced Cone, Patented Dec. 24th 1867
Engraved and frosted shade, Royal Lackey
Brass lamp in old oxidized surface, the shade is engraved and frosted; "Royal Lackey" centered by leafy wreath; the other side features a high mans boot.
The lamp style is pictured with a period advertisement in Lamps III by Catherine Thuro; pp. 214 and 215, figures a and b. This 7.5" lamp is in good condition; some verdigris on base, minor imperfections' limited to base as is often the case.
Antique Lighting, Near Pair of Standing Fat Lamps, Grease Lamps, Trunnion
Likely American, Circa 1775-1830 - SOLD
Removeable lidded cylindrical font with wick support within domed bottom liner hung
from trunnion mount; ribbed, scrolled and tapering finger pieces on flaring standard
continuing to conical riser within slightly domed rimmed saucer drip pan. These appear
to have been made by the same hand, one lamp is a little larger [and weighted] than the
other. The lamps stand at 8.25" & 8".
Betty Lamp, Hanging Oil/Fat Lamp, Tinned Sheet Iron
American Date/Period: 1780-1810
Additional Information: Tapered oval shape, hinged lid, intact wick channel…retains
wire hanger and wick pick on chain.
Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp
Likely Rochester, NY, C.F. Spencer, or Possibly H.H. Barnard & G.V. Hanna Date/Period: Circa 1879 - SOLD
Measurement: Overall height: 18”, height to top of burner: 11”
Condition: Very good
Additional Information: This lamp may be hung on the wall by pulling the collar under
tank downward facilitating in releasing the hinge action; within the base is a wall-
hanging device…hang the domed circular base on wall…position the tank at right angle.
Candlesticks, Fluid Lamp, Brass, Glass
Candlesticks, Pair of Brass Pushup Sticks
England, Circa 1790 to 1810 - SOLD
Fluid Lamp, Sandwich Glass, Free Blown Cut and Pressed Glass Lamp
Circa 1830 to 1840
Colorless, bulb font, hollow knop, stepped pressed base, fine condition
(H: 12") $445
Colorless Blown Glass Sparking Lamp
Unknown Maker, 19th Century
Diminutive pontilled fluid lamp of globular form on circular base having brass collar and
tapered camphene burner retaining partial snuffer on chain. Approximately 25% of
trumpet shaped tip of snuffer has worn away, else fine. Height including burner: 4”.
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