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Lot 395: PARKER U.S. ARMY QUARTER MASTERS KEROSENE STAND LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PARKER U.S. ARMY QUARTER MASTERS KEROSENE STAND LAMP, large cast-metal base with stars and floral motifs, oversized font tank. Topped by a period blue ribbed umbrella-form shade, signed period slip chimney. Electrified.
Condition Report: Excellent condition overall with a few minute dents to the font tank, one tooth of the burner with a solder repair, one minor split to the shade ring. Shade virtually undamaged with a flake to the bottom fitter.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 18 3/4" HOA, 15 1/2" LOA, 6" H shade.
Exhibited: Miller/Solverson - Student Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 116, fig. 210.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.