Item #:T021806-1

Museum Quality Newel Post Gas Light, or Table Standard. This light is depicted in the 1876 Centennial Catalog of Mitchell Vance & Company New York.

This is an important and historical document of Museum Quality. The lamp features a Beautiful Neoclassical Maiden supported by a Corinthian column at her back and depicts a torch bearing Putti adorned with Laurel climbing up a pedestal to light the vessel the Maiden is holding. The original cover of this vessel has been replaced with an alternate antique piece. The finish is a wonderful rich verdigris accented by a lovely deep gold tone.

The Antique Lithophane shade speaks volumes, it is the only 2 5/8 inch gas shade that we have ever seen in over 27 years of buying and selling antique lighting. The shade is a non-repeat of four vignettes and illustrates a woman's life from infancy. through childhood to motherhood. Animals are illustrated with such detail that they appear to be in motion as you look at them. you can even see the detail of the mortis and tenon joints on the barn behind the child in one scene,

Please enjoy the many pictures.

Dimensions: 9" diameter at base, 38.5" in height to gas shade fitter, overall height with Lithophane shade is 45 inches. 10 inches at its widest

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