London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
A WILLIAM IV GOTHIC BRASS LAMP BASE
By T. C. Salt, Birmingham, Circa 1830
The tapering column on a hexagonal foot, adapted for electricity, the base cast stamped 'TC SALT PUB AUG 1830'
21 in. (53.5 cm.) high, excluding later fitment
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An almost identical lamp by T.C. Salt of Birmingham is illustrated in Gerald T. Gowitt, 19th Century Elegant Lighting, Argand, Sinumbra and Solar Lamps, 2002, p. 120.
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