Lot 417: MANHATTAN BRASS CO. NICKEL-PLATED KEROSENE SINGLE-ARM STUDENT LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
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.