Lot 311: HOBBS DOT KEROSENE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: HOBBS DOT KEROSENE FINGER LAMP, blue, applied handle, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Hornet burner, period colorless chimney. Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., Wheeling, WV.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, collar with a light dent. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 3" H to top of collar, 3 1/2" D base.
Exhibited: Thuro - Oil Lamps II, p. 101, fig. d.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.