08-14-2011 08-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2558M Marlborough
August 14, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Mustard-painted Tin Chamberlain Patent Lard Oil Lamp

$296$250
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.