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Mustard-painted Tin Chamberlain Patent Lard Oil Lamp

Auction:
2558M
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Mustard-painted Tin Chamberlain Patent Lard Oil Lamp, America, c. 1854, the lamp with adjustable drum-shaped font which can be rotated to bring the fuel to the dual flat wicks, supported on a weighted square base, with removable pierced hanging strap at the back supporting a round radiating embossed reflector, (base dent, paint losses), overall ht. 12 1/2, wd. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

1 1/2 in. lg. dent on side of base edge.

Keywords

Lamp, Light fixture, Lighting, Oil lamp, Pottery

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