Lot 298: MARKHAM SWIRL BAND KEROSENE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: MARKHAM SWIRL BAND KEROSENE FINGER LAMP, colorless with opalescent Stripes, embossed pattern, applied colorless handle, period Fluted Band collar. Fitted with a Scoville "Queen Anne" burner and a signed "MACBETH" pie-crust chimney.
Condition Report: Lamp undamaged with several short splits to the collar, chimney with a single minute flake to the fitter.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 3 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 3/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Thuro - Oil Lamps II, p. 101, fig. l.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.