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Lot 417: MANHATTAN BRASS CO. NICKEL-PLATED KEROSENE SINGLE-ARM STUDENT LAMP

Important Miniature & other Kerosene Lighting

by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

October 22, 2016

Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

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Description: MANHATTAN BRASS CO. NICKEL-PLATED KEROSENE SINGLE-ARM STUDENT LAMP, vertical tank on adjustable central shaft, weighted foot. Fitted with a period setup comprising a central draft Manhattan burner with patent information, opaque white cone-form shade, and a colorless Three Feather Brand chimney.

Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and chimney, shade fitter with a shallow chip and a flake, which do not affect the profile.

Provenance: Property of the late Joann Bowen.

Dimensions: 20 5/8" HOA, 5 7/8" D foot, shade 5 1/2" H, 7" D fitter.

Exhibited: Parallels Miller/Solverson - Student Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 62, fig. 9.

Medium: Circa 1879.

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