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DELUXE Ives Hanging Brass Harp Oil Lamp !!! Circa 1880.
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Condition : Very Fine Overall Condition. One hole in the very top of the harp frame, not seen when hung from ceiling, from previously being electrified.
Technical Note : You must remove the Lamp from the Harp before popping open the Burner to light the wick. Ives Lamps are known for being top heavy with the Shade, and you don't want the Lamp to fall out of the Harp Frame when lighting it.
Harp Measurements are : 25 High, and 15 1/2 Wide.
Weight : 3 Pounds, and 14.0 Ounces.
Smoke Bell Ref.: Oil Lamps volume 1
By : Thuro
Page : 37
Illustration : (h)
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Complete Ives Brass Harp Oil Lamp, Great for Hanging over the Boss's Desk !!! Circa 1880.
$300 USD SOLD
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