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Colorless Free-blown Globe Whale Oil Lamp

Auction:
2985B
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2985B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Colorless Free-blown Globe Whale Oil Lamp, America, early 19th century, five-ball and blade stem on low circular base with folded edge, ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Dr. Burton Pearl, Vorhees, New Jersey; The Standlings Antiques.
Estimate $600-800

No obvious chips, cracks or evidence of repair.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Burton Pearl, Ancient Greek pottery, Ancient Roman pottery, Archaeology, Culture, Edge, Humanities, Light fixture, Lighting, Oil lamp, Pottery, Provenance, Whale oil, Vorhees

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