Additional Information: Free blown striped lamp with brass standard and marble base. The
font displays wide blue ribbons alternating with single white ribbons. The bras standard features
a nice, stamped design. To view an identical lamp, see Barlow & Kaiser, The Glass Industry in
Sandwich, Volume 2, number 2302, page 187.
Condition: Fine original condition, very good patina
Additional Information: Two-tier pierced chimney; carrying ring above crimped
dome…tapered and pierced top section on domed shoulder above lower pierced
chimney section above square glazed case featuring columnar corners continuing to
pewter ball feet…the tops with conforming finials; single candle socket with ejection slit
is tabbed. Three lights retaining original glass; the sheet iron door having wire
reinforced rolled edges is hung from fabulous, tapered sheet iron hinges conforming to
tubular corner posts. The door is strengthened and ornaments by an embossed
rectangle, triple molded banding centering an “X” that fills center.
The base is pierced for drafting…the exceptional example was at onetime electrified as
evidenced by a 3/8” piercing conforming to top piercing to facilitate wire (does not
distract). Fine construction, exceptional example.
Black-painted Hexagonal Lantern, the pierced "wedding cake" top on a body with
arched windows and door, with three candle sockets, leaf finials, carrying ring and
conical feet. (Good condition commensurate with age and use, leaf finials likely
replaced by a master tinsmith; one pane of glass cracked, displays well; height: 21")
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”.
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
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.
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