Solid Silver 1901 Mappin & Webb / Hinks Oil Lamp Cut Glass Font, Cranberry Shade
SOLID SILVER 1901 MAPPIN & WEBB / HINKS OIL LAMP CUT GLASS FONT, CRANBERRY SHADE. STUNNING SOLID SILVER MAPPIN & WEBB / HINKS OIL LAMP WITH CRANBERRY TULIP SHADE. This fabulous example stands approximately 74.7cm tall to the top of the clear glass chimney. The solid silver base stands on a stepped base with gadrooning to the steps at the very base and beneathe the pillar which supports the stepped reeded column. Clearly halmarked to the edge with the Silversmiths mark for Mappin & Webb, the piece was assayed in Sheffield in 1901/02. The reeded column rises up to the corinthian capitol which supports the fabulous cut glass font. This is permanently fixed tto the silver base. The undermount is hallmarked, the collar is silver plated. It is in excellent condition, a few tiny minute fleabites to some of the facets, not at all noticeable but mentioned for accuracy. The font supports the silver plated Hinks No2 rise and fall burner. In good condition and with the less common black winder enamel inserts. Finally the lamp is set of by the stunning original etched and moulded tulip shade in a beautiful graduated cranberry glass. This is in very good condition a few minute fleabites to the fitter rim commensurate with age and use. A truly stunning example, rarely available and a prestigious asset to any collection or interior. Please look very carefully at the photographs and read the condition report to satisfy yourself to condition and style. Thank you for looking and please view our other quality listings, including many other oil lamps, parts and accessories amongst our quality listings. We aim to sell quality authentic antiques and collectibles to the discerning customer.
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The item "SOLID SILVER 1901 MAPPIN & WEBB / HINKS OIL LAMP CUT GLASS FONT, CRANBERRY SHADE" is in sale since Thursday, August 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Lamps\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "elimayboo" and is located in Bury St Edmunds. This item can be shipped worldwide.