Lot 409: C. A. KLEEMAN BRASS KEROSENE SINGLE-ARM STUDENT LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: C. A. KLEEMAN BRASS KEROSENE SINGLE-ARM STUDENT LAMP, electrified, vertical tank on adjustable central shaft, weighted foot. Fitted with a period setup comprising a central draft electrified Kleeman burner with patent information, opaque white umbrella-form shade with green ground and polychrome floral and gilt decoration and crimped rim.
Condition Report: Very good overall condition, burner drilled for electrical cord, font tank with light denting, shade undamaged. Burner lacking components.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 21" HOA, 5 1/2" D foot, shade 6" H, 7" D fitter.
Exhibited: Parallels Miller/Solverson - Student Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 85, fig. 73.
Medium: Circa 1877.