Lot 315: NEW ENGLAND CENTENNIAL KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: NEW ENGLAND CENTENNIAL KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMP, colorless, applied handle, font embossed with a circle containing an eagle and 19 stars; reverse with a circle containing a scroll and 13 stars, No. 1 fine-line collar. Fitted with a No. 0 "EAGLE" burner, period slip chimney with a pie-crust rim.
Condition Report: Lamp undamaged, burner with typical wear, chimney with a minor bruise to the fitter.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 4 3/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/8" D foot.
Exhibited: Thuro - Oil Lamps I, p. 104, fig. a.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.