Lot 376: ASSORTED PATENTED AND OTHER PATTERN KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF FOUR
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATENTED AND OTHER PATTERN KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF FOUR, colorless, comprising two Lomax examples, including a tinted example with lower panels, a Patented Safety Handle, and an unpatterned globular-form example with applied handle, lower terminal with a pressed feather pattern, each with a period No. 1 collar. Fitted with three period slip burners and colorless chimneys, including a serrated-scalloped top and a No. 0 examples.
Condition Report: Smallest Lomax and Safety Handle examples with some minute flakes/roughness to handle, remaining examples and setups undamaged.
Provenance: From an Ohio estate collection.
Dimensions: 4" to 5 3/4" H to top of collars.
Medium: Second half 19th century.