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Pair of Colorless Free-Blown and Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps,

Auction:
2171
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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Auction:
Sale #2171 - 2171
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
March 09, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Colorless Free-Blown and Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps, attributed to Thomas Cains, Phoenix Glass Works, South Boston, Massachusetts, 1828-35, with spherical fonts with an internal triangular ridge, on hollow knop standards, stepped quatrefoil bases with interior prisms, brass collars, (large chip to one corner, base edge chips), ht. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Keywords

South Boston, Thomas Cains, Massachusetts, Glass, Glass art, Glassblowing, Oil lamp, Whale oil