Victorian Arts & Crafts Silver Plated Oil Lamp Reid & Sons Newcastle. Superb late Victorian Arts and Crafts oil lamp with a good heavy hand engraved/chased silver/nickel over copper weighted/loaded lamp base with decorative foliage work on the column and domed base with crimped edges and copper foot. Made and marked by "REID AND SONS NEWCASTLE".
Who were established in 1778 and still trading.... Has stunning hand enamelled magnifying clear glass shade (has similar effect as full goldfish bowl) in good condition with no damage, chips or cracks.Original'Hinks' lever twin rise and fall burner. Including extinguisher with twin thumb wheel. In good condition and all working which has an aged worn patina and a little old polish residue hear and there wick is okay... But will need replacing soon. Holds fuel all okay and has a few dinkss/dents as shown in photo 12.... Nothing major, but noted and does not detract in any way... Condition is overall very good.
The lamp is fully working. The thumb wheel is a little fade. The hand enamelled glass shade is free from any chips/cracks etc.. With a couple of very minute fleabites and has the usual bubble as done at time of manufacture. The base is free from damage though has wear and tear commensurate with age and useBut silverplate is in very good condition with very, very minor bleeding to the copper.
Measures 30"tall to top of chimney and 17"to shade gallery. Base measures a 6diameter at widest point. An absolute superb addition to any collection, or great gift to a special person, would make a lovely wedding/silver anniversary gift?
Will display superbly in any period, contemporary setting. Has wear and tear, marks, stains, odd little dink etc commensurate with age and over 110 years of use.. Weighs 3.832 kilos unwrapped.
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All parcels over 2 kg are posted with Parcelforce Global Priority Express. In order to keep my P&P costs as low as possible I may use recycled packaging materials. The item "Victorian Arts & Crafts Silver Plated Oil Lamp Reid & Sons Newcastle c1880" is in sale since Sunday, September 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Lamps\Victorian (1837-1901)".The seller is "bonkaz4bossons" and is located in Bridlington. This item can be shipped worldwide.