Lot 397: FRENCH CAST-BRASS KEROSENE WALL LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: FRENCH CAST-BRASS KEROSENE WALL LAMP, brass font holder with matching pattern brass drop-in font with complete working mechanics. Topped with a cased pink ball-form shade with gilt decoration in the form of a Griffin, original shade ring, period slip chimney. France.
Condition Report: Brass drop-in font with a minor and moderate dent, solder repair to the drop-in font, wall mount with a single casting imperfection causing a minor opening, as made, remainder undamaged.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 15" HOA to top of the burner, 14" LOA wall mount, 8 1/4" H shade.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.