Oil Lamp – Boston Sandwich & Glass Co – Cobalt, White
Boston Sandwich & Glass Co. (Massachusetts, USA, 1826-1888)
Oil Lamp (c. 1860-1880)
Cobalt cased White and Clear Glass
Crimped Pie Crust & Cut Glass Shade
20 3/8″ high (w/ burner & base)
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Description: Antique kerosene lamp made by the Boston Sandwich & Glass Co., Boston, MA, c. 1860-1880. The pear shape glass font is a rich cobalt blue cased over white cut to clear with a top row of arabesque windows around the circumference over a lower row of ovals. The font rests on a white slightly opalescent pressed fluted columnar standard and stepped base. The taper shade with a crimped pie crust top is frosted around the body and etched with stylized flowers around the circumference.
Dimensions (base): 12” high; 4 ⅝” wide
Dimensions (w/ shade): 20 ⅜” high
Dimensions (burner): 8 ¼” high; 4 ¼” diameter
Markings: unmarked; the burner is embossed, “SCOVILL MFG CO / MADE IN / U.S.A”
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition – no damage, no repair.
The burner may be a replacement, it may not, it fits perfectly and matches the surrounding brass. This lamp is fit with a period Queen Anne burner by the Scovill Manufacturing Co. It is in excellent condition.
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