Lambeth A Doulton Lambeth gas lamp fitting

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Lot 264
Lambeth A Doulton Lambeth gas lamp fitting

Sold for £ 105 (US$ 127) inc. premium

County Sale

17 May 2004, 11:00 BST

Chester

A Doulton Lambeth gas lamp fitting
Circa 1885, of cylindrical shape with ogee base, applied and moulded with acanthus leaves and flowerhead bosses in typical shades of green, blue and brown, 28cm.

Footnotes

  • This unusual piece is part of a short lived interior light fitting known as the Wenham Recuperative Inverted Gas Lamp. The rest of the assembly was constructed from brass with a glass dome. This example, selected from the Royal Doulton Museum reserve archive, was once used as a mystery object on BBC Televison's antiques quiz 'Going For a Song'.
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