Lot 439: VICTORIAN BRASS KEROSENE HANGING / LIBRARY LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN BRASS KEROSENE HANGING / LIBRARY LAMP, opal shade with later green staining and floral polychrome decoration, frame comprising of simple scroll harp arms supporting a cut-out floral patterned shade band, matching decorated opaque white font holder with rib patterned to base, brass drop-in font with side-refill feature, hanging mounts with ceiling cover. Fitted with an electrified No. 2 "SUCCESS" burner and period colorless slip chimney.
Condition Report: Good overall condition, shade undamaged, expected minor wear to decorations, frame with expected wear and with several ornamentation articles possibly together-by-association, font with drilled hole in top for electrical cord. Burner lacking components, chimney undamaged.
Dimensions: Shade 6 3/8" H, 6" D top, 13 3/4" D base.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.