This listing is for a VERY RARE Victorian Lamp. It is a Kerosene Lamp / Whale Oil Lamp / Oil lamp. Circa 1870's.
IT HAS THE ORIGINAL PAPER LABEL ON THE INSIDE. IT WAS DECORATED BY THE S R BOWIE COMPANY IN NEW BEDFORD, MA.
The label says: S R Bowie Decorating, New Bedford, MA. The S. R. Bowie Decorating Company was ONLY in business for a six years from 1876-1882. It was founded by Samuel R. Bowie. They decorated lamps for Mt. Washington and Pairpoint.
Hand painted winter scene.
The pattern continues around the lamp.
A BEAUTIFUL WORK OF ART TO DISPLAY ANYWHERE.
Feet are exceptional.
It is 11 1/2" tall to the top of the fitting. The painted base is 5" wide.
This lamp is in excellent antique condition. There is a hairline - area circled in photo. Any white in the photos is from my camera flash. Remember that you are looking at an old item that were used. It will show signs of use. Please examine the photos very carefully to add to my description. Ask all needed questions before purchase.
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