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Lot 371: ASSORTED PATTERN KEROSENE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF FOUR
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN KEROSENE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF FOUR, colorless and opaque white, opaque white bases including three Baroque and a square foot example, one example with light opalescence, including a blown pyriform font with transfer decoration, a panelled Bullseye, and a cut example with criss-cross and punty pattern, each with a brass connector and period collar. Two examples fitted with period burners, including a No. 2 E. F. Jones lip burner with 4 1/4" D shade ring, thumbwheel marked "E. F. JONES PATENT JANUARY 11. 1859", and with Merrils air director.
Condition Report: Three examples and Jones burner undamaged, wear to decoration on pyriform font example, unnamed example with a flake to edge of foot and light denting to connector, Bullseye example slightly loose at connector, bases each with annealing lines, as made. One burner lacking securing snap.
Dimensions: 8 1/4" to 12 1/2" H to top of collars.
Medium: Third quarter 19th century.