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Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 1

Folds flat, spring loaded candle tube serves as handle; can be hung from chain, there is a flat belt hook on solid side
suggesting a camper’s lantern. The japanned surface and mica windows remain in good condition. (7.5" x 3.5")
A related lamp was patented March 31,1885 by J.H.J. Ronner; Folding Torch Candle Lantern dated March 31,
1885, US Patent Number 314,725


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 2

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 3

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, folded view

$395.00

1284-1




Betty Lamp, Wick Support, Spike Hanger, Chain & Wick Pick, Hinged Lid Signed: F. Hurxthal & Son, 19th Century


Betty Lamp, Wick Support, Spike Hanger, Chain & Wick Pick, Hinged Lid

Betty Lamp, Wick Support, Spike Hanger, Chain & Wick Pick, Hinged Lid

Betty Lamp, Wick Support, Spike Hanger, Chain & Wick Pick, Hinged Lid

$525.00

1256-10




Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp


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 New York, Third Quarter 19th Century

$375.00

424-325

 




Lantern, Tin Candle Lantern, Dome Top, Glazed, Ribbed, Pierced & Chisel Cut New England, Early 19th Century


Lantern, Tin Candle Lantern, Dome Top, Glazed, Ribbed, Pierced & Chisel Cut New England, Early 19th Century, entire view

Demilune back with finely made door surmounted by a tapered and ribbed carrying handle with reinforced rolled edges; above the chimney/vent is a hanging ring with folded edges. The glazed panel lifts to access single candle socket having clinched tabs. (A very small dimple to base under door mentioned for accuracy, truly moot, all else fine; Height: 13.25"; width: 7.25"; depth: 6.5")


Lantern, Tin Candle Lantern, Dome Top, Glazed, Ribbed, Pierced & Chisel Cut New England, Early 19th Century, back view

$675.00

997-34




Wood Frame Candle Lantern, Original Green Paint, Glazed, 19th Century


Wood Frame Candle Lantern, Original Green Paint, Glazed, 19th Century, entire view

A barn/privy lantern remaining in original apple-green paint…the wire bail handle centering pierced chimney vent; chamfered top, bottom and corner posts …the corner posts mortised to top and bottom are secured by small wood pegs. The door with canted edges hangs from original pintle-type hinges and is of pegged construction. A single sheet iron candle socket is within. (One light cracked; height: 10"; width: 5.5"; depth: 5.75")


Wood Frame Candle Lantern, Original Green Paint, Glazed, 19th Century, entire view 2

Wood Frame Candle Lantern, Original Green Paint, Glazed, 19th Century, top detail

$1,450.00

997-32




Lantern, Candle, Sheet Iron, Two-Tiered Chimney, Original Surface, Circa 1780-1800


Lantern, Candle, Sheet Iron, Two-Tiered Chimney, Original Surface, Circa 1780-1800

A rare hanging lantern having single candle socket and two-tier graduated circular pierced chimney with carrying/hanging ring above tubular frame joining glazed panels; the whole resting on conical feet…the hinged door retaining original wire latch opening to the single nozzle with ejecting slit. (Height: 15.5"; width: 5.75"; depth: 5.75")


   Lantern, Candle, Sheet Iron, Two-Tiered Chimney, Original Surface, Circa 1780-1800

$1,425.00

997-29




Lantern, Tin, Punched Diamond and Star, Ring Handle, Etched Glass, Whale Oil Burner Mid-19th Century


   Lantern, Tin, Punched Diamond and Star, Ring Handle, Etched Glass, Whale Oil Burner

Colorless globe etched monogram “ANM”, base, top and hanger in old silver paint. (We note a flattened area of base probably caused by being dropped; burners likely replaced, else fine. Height at handle: 16.25")


   Lantern, Tin, Punched Diamond and Star, Ring Handle, Etched Glass, Whale Oil Burner

$735.00

997-28




Oil Lamp, Bird Feeder? Possibly Spanish Late 19th – early 20th century


   Oil Lamp, Bird Feeder? Possibly Spanish

Hand-blown citrine colored glass oil lamp featuring donut shaped reservoir with bowl attached. Gadrooned base, handle, and edges indicates European origin. (Height: 9”; Width: 6”)

$345

717-27




Parade Lamp, Torch Light, Hexagon Case, Pagoda Roof, Pierced Chimney
Unknown Maker, 1820’s


Parade Lamp, Torch Light, Hexagon Case, Pagoda Roof, Pierced Chimney

This large lamp with mica-lights pivots within its gimbaled wrought iron frame fitted for pole. It has been suggested that this lamp is part of a group of similar lamps produced for General Lafayette’s 1824 visit, however this supposition is not verified. We have investigated the form with little success. Skinner describes a similar lantern (lot 63) Americana sale in two sessions [772/773] 10.29 and 30, 1981. We will appreciate the sharing of information. (Missing font or candle socket which was received by an aperture within the base bottom plate; traces of surface paint and decoration remain; imperfections to mica lights; H: 25”, W: 10”)

$2,150

997-24


Antique Parade Lamp/Torch Light with Pierced Chimney, Circa 1820's, side 2 view



Paint Decorated Pierced Tin Plate Candle Lantern with Glass Door, Crimped Smoke Bell
Featuring rectangular door lite, wonderful paint and intricate piercing; star theme


Antique Paint Decorated Tin Plate Candle Lantern with Glass Door, angle view

(15 by 9”)

$2,425

492-154


Antique Paint Decorated Tin Plate Candle Lantern with Glass Door, entire view
Antique Paint Decorated Tin Plate Candle Lantern with Glass Door, open view



Candle Lantern, Sheet Iron, Feathered Leaf Heat Reflector, Tabbed Nozzle, Dome Top
New England, Circa 1800
From the master tinsmiths perspective, the BEST little barrel back hand held lamp; pierced for ventilation, tubular handle; displaying exquisite design, masterful craftsmanship and remarkable condition.


Antique Sheet Iron Candle Lantern, New England, Circa 1800, angle view

(H: 8.5", W: 4.75", D: 5.25")

$3,450

997-10


Antique Sheet Iron Candle Lantern, New England, Circa 1800, entire view
Antique Sheet Iron Candle Lantern, New England, Circa 1800, open view
Antique Sheet Iron Candle Lantern, New England, Circa 1800, leaf detail
Antique Sheet Iron Candle Lantern, New England, Circa 1800, socket detail



Kettle Lamp, Gimbaled, Wick Pick
Anonymous
Circa 1800 to 1820
Brass, copper, cast and sheet iron


Kettle Lamp, Gimbaled, Wick Pick

(H: 8"; base diameter: 5")

$855

424-136




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 Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade

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.

$575

110-492


Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Whale Oil Lantern, Sheet Iron and Glass, Tapered Octagonal Fixed Colorless Globe, 13” Anonymous, 19th Century Ring handle, pinched & pierced chimney and base fitted with tinned double-tube burners SOLD


Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp

997-38SOLD

 




Lens Lantern, Bullseye Magnifying Lens, Lens Cover, Removable Reservoir, Wick Pick
Unknown Maker, 19th Century Pocket Lamp
Share your knowledge; we have looked at traveling, mining, bicycling, signaling & more! - SOLD


Antique Lens Lantern with Bullseye Magnifying Lense and Lens Cover, 19th Century, open view

The back of the tinned sheet iron lamp features folding wire handles and what we assume is a belt hook. The lens is protected by a conforming cover mounted on a sliding door that opens to the interior housing removable burner, reservoir and wick pick. (4.75 by 1.75 by 1.5”)

879-87 - SOLD








Candle Lantern with Leaded Bullseye Glass, Possibly Early English Arts and Crafts
Circa 1880 to 1910
Wrought and sheet iron, blown and sheet glass, lead and black paint - SOLD


Antique Candle Lantern with Bullseye Glass, Circa 1880 to 1910, angle view 1

Single candle socket, light green and light amethyst bullseyes with rough pontil scars set with soft rippled clear glass.
(Original condition, easily straightened ding to one corner of roof, thinning paint; will benefit from cleaning; H: 11.25”)

1121-21





Early Globe Lantern with Pierced Tin Frame, Ring Handle, Green over Clear Globe
Anonymous, 19th Century
The Frame Pierced with Stars and Diamonds, Signal Lamp, Rare Color Combination - SOLD


Antique Early Globe Lantern with Pierced Tin Frame, 19th Century, angle view

(Burner is not original, based was drilled; H: 16”)

1032-183 - SOLD




Oil Lamp, Shield and Star Pattern, Finger Lamp, Stand Lamp, Colorless Glass
Unknown maker, complete with burner and shade, 1860's - SOLD


Clear Glass Oil Lamp with Shield and Star Pattern, entire view

(Good condition; H: 10.75")

201-393 - SOLD




Betty Lamp, Fat Lamp, Signed P. Derr, 1834
Brass, Copper and Wrought Iron Peter Derr
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Peter Derr (1793 to 1868)
A clean lamp, hanger signed P.D. 1834, wick pick, brass chain, fine condition - SOLD


Betty Lamp, Fat Lamp, Signed P. Derr, 1834

Brass, Copper and Wrought Iron Peter Derr

Berks County, Pennsylvania

Peter Derr (1793 to 1868)

A clean lamp, hanger signed P.D. 1834, entire view

(No repairs; H: 5.5", height to hook: 9.75")

330-3 - SOLD




Lamp Stand, Redware Tidy, Baluster Form on Circular Base, Manganese Glaze
Pennsylvania
Circa 1800
A scarcely encountered wheel thrown stand - SOLD


Lamp Stand, Redware Tidy, Baluster Form on Circular Base, Manganese Glaze

Pennsylvania

Circa 1800, entire view

See Garvan, The Pennsylvania German Collection, page 228, figure 17.
(Dings and fleabites consistent with age and use; ex Shelly Collection; H: 7")

330-13 - SOLD




Fat Lamp, Grease Lamp, Trunnion or Gallows Lamp, Dual Wick Support
Wrought, sheet, and cast iron
Circa 1800 to 1820 - SOLD


Fat Lamp, Grease Lamp, Trunnion or Gallows Lamp, Dual Wick Support

Wrought, sheet, and cast iron

Circa 1800 to 1820, entire view

The open top grease kettle within trunnion mount features dual central wick supports. The kettle is raised on white-smith finished shaft having baluster knop; the whole on domed circular foot.
Very good condition, color, and patina; H: 11.5".

240-164 - SOLD




Tidy, Turned Maple Betty Lamp Stand, Great Color and Surface
New England
Late 18th to Early 19th Century - SOLD


Tidy, Turned Maple Betty Lamp Stand, Great Color and Surface

New England

Late 18th to Early 19th Century, entire view

(H: 6"; diameter: 3.5")

424-155 - SOLD




Bradley & Hubbard
Double Student Lamp
Circa 1880-1900 - SOLD


Bradley & Hubbard

Double Student Lamp

Circa 1880-1900, entire view

As depicted, a brass double student lamp, burners marked "B/H DUPLEX" on thumbwheels, extinguishers have original pulls, cased shades with green exterior and white interior (one has chips on top of rim), not electrified. (Height: 14.75-inches without shades; 21-inches high with shade; 23 5/8-inches tall with chimney; width: 27-inches.) Old patina; never before on market...from original family.

780-1 - SOLD




Pair of Punched Barn Lanterns
Unusual tall size...20.5-inches!
American
19th Century - SOLD


Pair of Punched Barn Lanterns

Unusual tall size...20.5-inches!

American

19th Century, entire view

As depicted, a rare pair of lanterns beautifully ornamented and in excellent condition; one lantern in old black paint...the other never painted.

424-29 - SOLD




Extremely Rare
Railroad Signal Lamp
Circa 1830's - SOLD


Extremely Rare

Railroad Signal Lamp

Circa 1830's, entire view

All sheet-iron construction...the pierced chimney with conical top above the case with bull's-eye glass lenses set within out-swept reflectors. The door that is hung on a wire and folded iron hinge opens to expose brackets that would receive colored lenses. The burner is missing, all else fine.
Height: 19-inches; 7 by 7-inches.

348-180 - SOLD




Lantern, Candle, Fixed Blown Clear Glass Onion Globe, Pierced Frame
America
Circa 1820 to 1840 - SOLD


Lantern, Candle, Fixed Blown Clear Glass Onion Globe, Pierced Frame

America

Circa 1820 to 1840, entire view

Carrying ring, crimped smoke/heat dome, gimbaled, great color, H: 14"

336-113 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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