fancy capen & molineux lamp

offered for sale is this hard to find cast decorated lamp by capen and molineux of new york city 1848 to 1854.  the surface of the base is pitted.  the fluid burner and retainer are replacements.  the lamp stands 8 3/4" tall and has a base diameter of 5".  the condition is fair.

item #br-714

price $300

(p 507 b)