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 Chamber Lamps

$940$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2384 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 03, 2007 3:00PM

Description:

Four Pewter Chamber Lamps, America, early to mid-19th century, a whale oil lamp with truncated cone form font, ring handle, and dish base by George Norris, New York City, 1848-50; three lamps with cylindrical fonts including a dish base lamp with camphene burner by Allen Porter of Westbrook, Maine, 1830-40; a ring-handled whale oil lamp with slightly domed base by Freeman Porter of Westbrook, Maine, 1835-1860; and a ring-handled whale oil lamp with dish base by Allen Porter, ht. 5 1/4, 6 3/8, 5 1/4, 5 1/2 in., respectively.
Estimate $500-750

Keywords

whale oil lamp, Allen Porter, Maine, Westbrook, New York City