A large and impressive 19th century silver paraffin lamp, of...





A large and impressive 19th century silver paraffin lamp, of ovoid form with all over repousse decoration, green man masks, griffon's head, fruit, flowers and scrolling foliage, gadrooned and fluted borders, raised on a circular foot, the reservoir lifting out for filling, with twin burners, clear etched glass globe shade and chimney, maker's mark rubbed, probably London 1892, 42.5cm to top of burner, 30.5cm to top of shoulder, foot rim 16.2cm, 21 by 64.5cm high overall, reservoir with silver top and burner 24.2toz / 753.0g gross weight, and 48.3oz / 1504.0g silver weight of body only.
Notes: the burner is silver plated but has hallmarked silver a silver collar and parts.

Auction Date: 19th Nov 2021 at 4pm

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Sale Dates:
19th Nov 2021 4pm (Lots 1 to 377)