Pewter Cardan Time Indicating Lamp
PEWTER CARDAN TIME INDICATING LAMP, pyriform ribbed glass font secured by two bands joined at top and handle, one band embossed with Roman numerals V thru II, removable font and base, underside of base handwritten "No9882" along with various other markings, period chain and wick pick. 18th or 19th century. 14 1/4" HOA, 6 3/4" D base
Literature: Parallels Rushlight, fig. 10-9.
Provenance: Property of a New Jersey collector.
Good overall condition, some denting, repairs and alterations to base and handle, wick tube with deterioration, glass finial with a shallow loss and flake.