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Five Early Lighting Devices

Auction:
2267
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Five Early Lighting Devices, America, early 19th century, including three pewter fluid burning lamps, one by Roswell Gleason of Dorchester, Massachusetts, with a brass camphene burner, a small chamber lamp with a camphene burner by Endicott and Sumner of New York City, a cylindrical font lamp with whale oil burners, together with a pair of sheet metal reproduction hogscraper push-up candlesticks marked "SHAW" on the lever, (wear), ht. 8, 3 1/2, 6, 7 in., respectively.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Dorchester, New York City, sheet metal reproduction hogscraper push-up candlesticks, whale oil burners, Massachusetts, Camphene, Candlestick, Light fixture, Lighting, Pewter, Whale oil

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