Lot 449: ALADDIN MODEL NO. 177 / FLORENTINE KEROSENE VASE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ALADDIN MODEL NO. 177 / FLORENTINE KEROSENE VASE LAMP, White Moonstone, urn-form vase with drapery around the bowl, ribbed and waisted standard, hexagonal foot. Fitted with an appropriate brass drop-in font and a Model-12 burner lacking a flame spreader. The Mantle Lamp Company of America (Aladdin).
Condition Report: Base virtually undamaged with a single flake to the edge of the foot at the mold line, as made, typical roughness to the opening on the underside of the base, as made. Burner and font tank undamaged with each having moderate wear and/or corrosion.
Provenance: From a Texas private collection.
Dimensions: 12 7/8" HOA, 8 5/8" H to vase rim, 5 3/4" DOA base.
Exhibited: Courter - Aladdin: The Magic Name in Lamps, p. 97, bottom right.