Antique Victorian Brass & Enamel Hinks Font Adjustable Student Style Oil Lamp. Please scroll down for lots more photos.A large antique Art Nouveau student type oil lamp with independently adjustable font & shade holders and dating to the latter 19th century. Stand : Solid brass double round base with twin feet : the domed front with a knob & acanthus mount supporting the rear square section post which has an acanthus handle and brass ring font and shade holders (both vertically adjustable via thumbscrews). Font : Hinks & Sons Patent brass drop-in font with bayonet fit collar, the top with a vitreous enamel finish consisting of 6 hand painted floral / foliate cream panels enclosed within a burgudy & pink scroll ground with gilt and raised enamel beading / jewelling. Burner : Ehrich & Graetz key rise & fall side draft burner with flame spreader, bayonet fitting, push fit gallery, wick winder button with embossed star, untested. Shade / Chimney : Green cased opal glass vesta shade (7 1/2 fitter),'Fireproof / Made in Saxony' lower bulge chimney with a'wasp / C' makers mark and a registered design number for c.
Stand approx 25" tall on a 9 1/4" x 8 7/8 base at widest points. Good antique condition with no damage and just the expected light wear / marks / tarnish commensurate with age & use, the burner is untested.
The only points to note are an area of staining to the brasswork at the rear of the base and some minor bruising to the rear of the lower post (see last 2 photos). Scroll Down For More Photos. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique Victorian Brass & Enamel Hinks Font Adjustable Student Style Oil Lamp" is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Lamps\Victorian (1837-1901)".The seller is "forthisweekonly" and is located in Livingston. This item can be shipped worldwide.