Standing Light for Gas

Object Name: 
Standing Light for Gas

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Object Name: 
Standing Light for Gas
Accession Number: 
98.2.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 48.3 cm, W (max): 29 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, silver plated metal, wire; blown, cut, acid-etched, engraved, silver plated, assembled. Standing light for gas: a) base with 14 removable prisms (a-1 through a-14); b) arm; metal collar stamped "F. & C. OSLER/1"; c) bobeche with 10 removable prisms (c-1 through c-10); d) gas regulator; stamped "34" two times, in separate places, and "4/BRAY'S PATENT / ENAMEL REGULATOR"; e)shade mount; f)shade; globular shape; upper third acid-etched (frosted); lower two-thirds decorated with four rows of eight armed stars.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Former Collection
1998-07-21
Color: 
Inscription: 
F. & C. Osler / 1
Stamp
Stamped On metal collar of arm (b)
4 / BRAY'S PATENT / ENAMEL REGULATOR
Stamp
Stamped Gas regulator (d)
34
Stamp
Stamped Gas regulator (d)