Lot 339: VASELINE BLOWN-MOLDED BEEHIVE-TYPE KEROSENE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VASELINE BLOWN-MOLDED BEEHIVE-TYPE KEROSENE FINGER LAMP, applied Vaseline (black lighted) handle, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a period "EAGLE" burner and period slip chimney. Maker unverified.
Condition Report: Lamp virtually undamaged with a minute check to the base, as made, heavy wear to the collar, burner with moderate corrosion.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 5" H to top of collar, 3 7/8" D base.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.