Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

March 2023: 19th & 20th Century Lighting, Day 2

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1314


Estimate: $150 - $250
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PITTSBURGH VICTORIAN DECORATED KEROSENE PARLOR LAMP, opaque white pyriform font holder with multi-tones of brown ground and equestrian themed scenery depicting work horses at an auction, matching decorated ball-form shade with brass heat ring to upper rim, shade interior retains a probably original paper label indicating "NO." and "DEC", vase lined with a cast-iron and metal holder, extended ornamentation of scroll pattern, brass unpatterned drop-in font with side-refill feature, brass finished cast iron foot with acanthus leaves and beaded ornamentation, underside impressed "943". Fitted with a period Pittsburgh Success burner. Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass & Glass Co. Circa 1905. 30 1/2" H to top of shade, 16 1/2" H to top of font holder, 9 1/4" D foot.
Literature: Ron Gibson - 19th Century Patterned Art Glass Chamber Lamps, p. 123, bottom right.


Excellent condition, expected minor wear, primarily to brass finish and decoration, shade fitter with normal as-made minor flakes/roughness, drop-in font with some light denting. Burner undamaged, shade ring with alterations.

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From the estate of Robert Lee Turcato, Windber, PA.