Lot 426: E. MILLER & CO. HOBNAIL OPALESCENT KEROSENE HANGING / LIBRARY LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: E. MILLER & CO. HOBNAIL OPALESCENT KEROSENE HANGING / LIBRARY LAMP, E. Miller lamp rigging with a griffin motif to the side arms, brass font holder with faintly embossed floral decoration, jeweled support arms, with working motor and pressed brass hanging ornaments and smoke bell. Topped with a colorless shaded to cranberry opalescent umbrella-form shade. Electrified. Edward Miller & Co.
Condition Report: Virtually undamaged with some minor denting to the hanging ornaments and exterior of the motor, drop-in font drilled for electrification, minor exterior wear to the shade.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 39" HOA, 14" D shade.
Exhibited: Parallels Ebersole - Hanging Victorian Lamps, p. 90.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.