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Lot 315: NEW ENGLAND CENTENNIAL KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMP

Important Miniature & other Kerosene Lighting

by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

22 October 2016

Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

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Description: NEW ENGLAND CENTENNIAL KEROSENE FOOTED FINGER LAMP, colorless, applied handle, font embossed with a circle containing an eagle and 19 stars; reverse with a circle containing a scroll and 13 stars, No. 1 fine-line collar. Fitted with a No. 0 "EAGLE" burner, period slip chimney with a pie-crust rim.

Condition Report: Lamp undamaged, burner with typical wear, chimney with a minor bruise to the fitter.

Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.

Dimensions: 4 3/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/8" D foot.

Exhibited: Thuro - Oil Lamps I, p. 104, fig. a.

Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.

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