Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Three Colorless Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps

Auction:
2282
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$353$300

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Three Colorless Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps, America, c. 1840-60, two attributed to the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, Sandwich, Massachusetts, one with pressed Three-Printie font on a pressed octagonal standard and square base, the other with pressed Inverted Diamond and Thumbprint pattern font on a hexagonal standard and base, the third lamp with a pressed hexagonal font with a raised urn-like pattern, on a hexagonal base, the interior fitted with a patent safety mesh, camphene burners, (base chips on the first), ht. 9 1/2, 10 1/4, 10 1/4 in., respectively.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Sandwich, Sandwich Glass Company, Massachusetts, Lighting, Oil lamp, Pottery, Sandwich, Massachusetts, Whale oil

Departments

Specialists