pair of putnam 'sparking' lamps

presented for sale is this small pair of whale oil fuel lamps known as 'sparking' or 'nursing' lamps.  they are nicely marked by james putnam of malden, massachusetts 1830-1855.  they are identical to an example pictured in the pcca's publication "pewter in american life".  the lamps stand 3 1/4" tall, have a base diameter of 3 1/4" and are in excellent condition.

item #9-856


(cd 27)