Authentic Civil War Period "Bull's-Eye with Fleur-de-Lis" Pattern Oil Lamp with dated 1864 Flange Lip Burner & Chimney !!!
The "Bull's-Eye with Fleur-de-Lis" Molded Founts are seen in the Lamp Catalogs dating from the 1850s. Such as "Dietz" and the "Russell and Irwin American Hardware" catalogs. Heavy leaded glass sparkles when clean, has only one flea bite the sharp edge of panel. Brass stem has normal small black lines, which are the beginnings of hairline fractures.
This very fine Flange Lip Burner has the TAPLIN Hinged Patent date of March 4, 1864.
The excellent 2 3/8 inch flange lip chimney has lots of squirrel and is undamaged.
Measurements : Lamp alone is 10 inches high from base to top of original brass collar. Overall stands 18 3/8 inches from base to top of chimney. Marble base is 4 3/8 inches square.
Weight : 3 Pounds 3.6 Ounces.
Original Antique Americana, Clocks, Period Lighting, Patriotic, U.S. Militaria, and Original Photos.