Attributed to Boston & Sandwich Glass Company. A 19th Century circa late 1850's.
Amethyst Cut Overlay Parlor Antique Oil Lamp. This beautiful cut overlay lamp is decorated with an amethyst cut to clear font with; star, thumbprint, and coin cuts. It has a reed brass column and white marble base. It dates from the Mid -19th Century. The same brass standard can be found on display at the Sandwich Glass Museum on Cape Cod on a whale oil lamp.
A similar font style can be found in. The Glass Industry in Sandwich. Page 214 (Ref#2374) on a different glass standard (base). The Punty Glass Font and Cut Types are characteristic of.Boston Sandwich, Atterbury or early Bohemian origin. Purple Amethyst Cased cut font, is a very scarce oil lamp color. It measures approximately 11 + 1/8 inches tall, 7/8 of an inch across the opening of the collar, 4.5 inches at the widest point of the font, and 3 + ¾ inches wide square base.
Weighs 2 pounds 7 ounces. It is in very fine condition based on it's age, and would make a wonderful addition to any collection.
A very CLEAN & beautiful antique oil lamp example. Ref: The Glass Industry in Sandwich. The item "Antique Boston Sandwich or Bohemian Amethyst Purple Cut Overlay Oil Lamp c. 1858" is in sale since Thursday, September 6, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Non-Electric\Oil". The seller is "oldecapeshires" and is located in Irvine, California. This item can be shipped to United States.