Mt. Crawford, VA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 28, 2012 1:30 PM UTC
18th & 19th Century Lighting
Featuring the second half of the important early kerosene lighting collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT comprising over 150 stand & finger lamps with appropriate setups, rare burners, outstanding parts, and a fine collection of glass smoke bells of all types. Additional kerosene lighting includes a fine Sandwich cut overlay 21 inch banquet lamp, marriage lamps, a selection of Victorian opalescent and miniature lamps, etc. A significant private collection of 300+ primitive tin, iron and glass lighting devices spanning the rushlight to fluid periods and comprising all forms and styles. Related accessories including the Sullivan collection of 40+ candlemolds (one to sixty-hole examples), lamp fillers, match holders, etc. Research materials including two important volumes of lighting patents.