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Six Assorted Pewter Lamps

Auction:
2230
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$705$600

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Six Assorted Pewter Lamps, America, early to mid-19th century, one by Capin and Molineux of New York with camphene burners on an acorn font with baluster shaft and round domed base and one with whale oil burners on an urn font marked "G. Norris N.Y."; a trunion hand lamp with saucer base with ring handle; and three bell-form hand lamps, (imperfections), ht. 2 3/4 - 10 5/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

whale oil burners, Camphene, Lamp, Pewter