Lot 1005

PRESSED STAR AND PUNTY WHALE OIL / FLUID STAND LAMP,

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
PRESSED STAR AND PUNTY WHALE OIL / FLUID STAND LAMP, colorless lead glass, raised on a brass stem and single-step marble base, brass collar. Fitted with a four-tube burner with caps and chains and an attached shade ring. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. 1850-1870. 11" HOA, 4" SQ base.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 2, , p. 92, fig. 2118.
Provenance:Michael Carter collection, Hanover, PA.

Condition

Burner and glass undamaged; collar detached, mouth having some chipping and heavy plaster residue; expected light roughness to the marble edges.