Lot 438: VICTORIAN PAINT DECORATED KEROSENE PARLOR LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN PAINT DECORATED KEROSENE PARLOR LAMP, opaque white ground, squat-form base topped with a large ball-form shade, scroll and lattice design to the top of the base and shade with floral decoration below. Fitted with a Pittsburgh "SUCCESS" burner and font tank, cast-metal base with floral decoration, font tank and base with later gold finish. Period slip chimney. Possibly Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass, and Glass Co.
Condition Report: Virtually undamaged with the only imperfections being from the electrification process.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 20 1/4" HOA, 11 3/4" H to the top of the socket, 7 3/4" SQ base, 10 3/4" H shade.
Medium: Early 20th century.