Lot 401: VICTORIAN BRASS NEAR PAIR OF WALL LAMPS
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN BRASS NEAR PAIR OF WALL LAMPS, each with patent information on the exterior of the burner tube, each electrified. Topped with either a blue and opalescent or cranberry and opalescent gas shade, each with a period slip chimney with flattened ovoid bodies. Maker unverified.
Condition Report: Very good to excellent condition overall with one wall mount having solder repairs to the air-intake cap, other with the top mount having come loose, blue shade with likely post-production polishing to the fitter, remainder undamaged.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 12 1/4" HOA wall bracket, 8 3/4" H wick tube, 5 5/8" H shades, 4" D fitter.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.