Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Pair of Pewter Whale Oil Lamps

Auction:
2789M
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$338$275

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Discovery - 2789M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Pewter Whale Oil Lamps, William Calder, Providence, Rhode Island, 1817-56, with threaded whale oil burners on cylindrical fonts ringed shafts and molded circular bases, the underside of each stamped "CALDER/1/PROVIDENCE," ht. 11 in.
Estimate $300-500

Few tiny dents and a small corrosion pit on one font.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

William Calder, Rhode Island, threaded whale oil burners

Departments

Specialists