This is an unusual shade in that although it graduates from clear at the fitter to just under the frill where the cranberry pink starts it also has an almost iridescent finish. This will sit directly on the shade lip but would be more secure with a. The fount is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or hairlines. Commensurate with its age it does have occasional tiny air bubbles - none of which are broken.
The surface is glossy showing negligible signs of wear and/or use. It does have a couple of tiny fine scratches which are almost impossible to detect.
Because the candle cup (base) is quite narrow the standard brass peg fitting is too large and it has been removed. To secure the fount to the base this can be replaced with a smaller one, or one can use blue tac if you may want to swap bases at a later date or Plaster of Paris for a permanent solution. The solid brass collar is original with no splits, cracks, creases etc. With negligible signs of wear.
The burner is in excellent condition and without cracks, scratches or splits. There is a minute dint to the shade lip which is concealed by the shade. The wick winder moves freely and has no excess movement. The chimney is in excellent condition with no chips cracks, fleabites, scratches or scuffs.
It dates from the early 1900's and although it is a replacement has never been used or installed. This chimney has the mark of Sun Brand on the bottom face. The base is a heavy cast Art Nouveau candlestick. Is in excellent condition with no movement between the components. It does however have a very slight lean.H 520mm 20 1/2 (with chimney). 290mm 11 1/2 (top of collar). Please view the photos carefully as they form a major part of the description. Items which need extra attention/care antiques, glass, delicate/fragile etc. I use recycled packaging as much as possible.
Items can be collected from KYNETON 3444. If you are not in a hurry I may be able to organise collection from SUNBURY 3429. If this occurs I will look to you for the balance. The item "FRENCH INTERNALLY RIBBED PEG KEROSENE OIL LAMP & GRADUATED CRANBERRY PINK SHADE" is in sale since Friday, March 12, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectables\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps". The seller is "lamplust2" and is located in Kyneton.
This item can be shipped worldwide.