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Three Early Lighting Devices

Auction:
2349
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Three Early Lighting Devices, America, early to mid-19th century, including a brass chamber lamp with cylindrical font, whale oil burner and dish base with serpent-form handle; a brass fluid lamp with stepped lozenge-shaped font, camphene burners, and domed dished base; a copper and glass bullseye lantern, with ring strap handle, pierced domed chimney, pierced copper base supporting a copper font, with whale-oil burners and blown-molded colorless glass bullseye globe, ht. 7 1/2, 10 1/4, 13 in., respectively.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

whale oil burner, whale-oil burners, Chimney, Copper, Fuels, Lighting, Whale oil

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