692: Brass Gimbal-Mounted Marine Kerosene Lamps, Lot Of
BRASS GIMBAL-MOUNTED MARINE KEROSENE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, cast brass figural dolphin wall brackets supporting gimbal mounting and weighted font holders, drop-in copper and brass font. Fitted with a Sherwood's No. 2 hinged lip burner and a Holmes, Booth & Haydens No. 1 chimneyless burner, period lip chimney. Fourth quarter 19th century. 6 1/2" H, 8" W and 6 1/2" H, 8 1/2" W.
Provenance: The Phillip M. Sullivan estate collection.
One example in very good condition, other with a repair to mounting bracket and possibly one to underside of font holder, each with some minute and moderate denting. Lip burner undamaged, chimneyless burner with separations, chimney with normal flakes/rou