Lot 327: HOBBS NO. 326 WINDOWS / COIN DOT KEROSENE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: HOBBS NO. 326 WINDOWS / COIN DOT KEROSENE FINGER LAMP, Sapphire/blue font, blue applied handle, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a period brass "STERLING" burner, period slip chimney. Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., Wheeling, WV.
Condition Report: Glass undamaged, several minute/subtle stress marks to the collar.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 2 7/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/2" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Thuro - Oil Lamps II, p. 101, fig. d.
Medium: Circa 1889.