11-03-2007 11-04-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2384 Boston
November 3, 2007 3:00PMCalender
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Four Pewter Lamps

$823$700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2384 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 03, 2007 3:00PM

Description:

Four Pewter Lamps, America, early to mid-19th century, a small whale oil lamp by Rufus Dunham, Westbrook, Maine, 1837-61; a camphene burning lamp with truncated cone font by Israel Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1807-56, a camphene burning chamber lamp by Thomas Wildes, Philadelphia,1829-33, New York 1833-40; a small hand lamp by John Whitlock, Troy, New York, 1836-44, (imperfections), ht. 3 5/8, 6 3/4, 8 1/2, 4 1/4, in., respectively.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Beverly, Philadelphia, Troy, Westbrook, whale oil lamp, John Whitlock, Rufus Dunham, Thomas Wildes, Maine, Massachusetts, Camphene, Oil lamp, Pottery