Brass Stem Oil Lamp with Shade

The embossed brass stem with this antique oil lamp is larger than those usually seen on composite lamps such as this. The larger proportions of the...

Sold on 27th Jan. 2015
Antique Bowtie Band Font Oil Lamp

The colourless glass font with this antique oil lamp is known as Bowtie Band. It has been roughened on a lathe to produce a frosted effect on the...

Sold on 25th Oct. 2014
Sears Roebuck Antique Oil Lamp

This antique oil lamp is one of those made for Sears Roebuck in the late 1890s. It has the characteristic bulbous stem and patterned brass work as...

Sold on 25th Oct. 2014
Red Transferware Lamp

The scene depicted on the stem of this antique red transferware lamp is of old buildings and street scapes. The decoration is detailed and quite...

Sold on 25th Oct. 2014
Barrie Patent Oil Lamp Kerosene Lamp

This Barrie patent oil lamp is unique in many ways. In particular is the method used to attach the font to the base. Samuel Barrie patented this on...

Sold on 22nd August 2014
Decorative Kerosene Oil Lamp

This is a very decorative kerosene oil lamp. It is also larger then most similar composite lamps. The font has a lovely all over pattern that really...

Sold on 20th July 2014
Early Marble Base Lamp circa 1863

This is a very early marble base lamp that dates from the early to mid 1860s. The combination of the round, free-blown font and the style of the...

Sold on 14th June 2014
Antique Sears Oil Lamp

It is easy to identify this antique lamp as a Sears oil lamp by the brass work. The extended brass collar and the brass connectors above and below...

Sold on 13th June 2014
Reverse Painted Oil Lamp Kerosene Lamp

Oil lamps with reverse painted stems were made from the mid 1870s to the 1900s with the period of greatest popularity being 1880 - 1900. The stem...

Sold on 25th April 2014
Antique Glazed Redware Stem Oil Lamp

At first we thought the stem on this antique oil lamp was glass but closer examination has shown that it is actually glazed redware. This is the...

Sold on 21st March 2014
Blue Glass Overlay Lamp Kerosene Lamp

This beautiful oil lamp is in the same style as a glass overlay lamp from the 1860s and 1870s but dates to the first quarter of the 20th century. It...

Sold on 21st March 2014
Miller Lamp Base No179-1/2

The base of this lamp has been identified as a Miller lamp base "No. 179-1/2". On page 86 of Catherine Thuro's second book "Oil Lamps II", she shows...

Sold on 12th October 2013

A reverse painted stem oil lamp such as this one, was most popular during the period from 1880 to 1900. The stem section is made of clear glass and...

Sold on 23rd August 2013
Hand painted Stem Composite Lamp

The hand painted winter scene on the stem of this antique composite lamp is similar to those painted by Mary Gregory during her time with the Boston...

Sold on 18th August 2013
Hand Painted Glass Stem Lamp with shade

There are many types of composite lamps and this is a fine example of a hand painted glass stem lamp. The opaque blue glass stem is hand decorated...

Sold on 17th August 2013
Redware Stem Composite Oil Lamp Kerosene Lamp

The stem of this antique composite oil lamp is made from redware, a form of earthenware pottery. These stems were cheap to produce and were...

Sold on 17th August 2013