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James Swift Fluid Microscopy Spirit Lamp

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1170
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

James Swift Fluid Microscopy Spirit Lamp, London, late 19th century, the porcelain shade and white-painted tin reflector above a reservoir on an adjustable brass base, marked with maker's name on the shade, (lacks chimney), ht. to 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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.

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London, Electricity, Electromagnetism, Light fixture, Maker's Mark, Porcelain, Pottery, Shade

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