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Lot 359: ASSORTED PATTERN KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF FIVE
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF FIVE, colorless, comprising three Lomax examples, including one with embossed patent date to foot, a panelled example, and a dot-band example with patent date; a Ripley with double handles and a square stippled stem; and a Saucer Base, each with period No. 1 collars. Three examples fitted with a period slip burner.
Condition Report: Four examples undamaged, Lomax panelled example with a minor flake and a light hard-to-see bruise to edge of foot. Burners undamaged.
Dimensions: 3 7/8" to 5 7/8" H to top of collars.
Medium: Second half 19th century.