The inside of one of the feet is stamped M-P Co 1258. We found this lamp in a fallen barn; exposed to the elements. Covered in green crust, rust, dust, dirt and tarnished black. We cleaned and polished it for hours.
Not sure if it is. Silver plate with brass finish, or brass wit silver finish.
It is very ornate but the finish has severe stains, fades. There are no rust holes. The electric socket and cord. Had to be replaced as the fabric wiring and brass socket. We replaced the old socket.
The same way the original had been inserted through the. The fuel tank has a hole drilled and the. Adjuster knobs do not turn; we do not know if they are. Welded in-place or just stuck.This urn must have been very important to somebody to have. It converted into a lamp.
Morandi-Proctor (Boston, MA) produced mostly. Metal wares for institutions schools, hotels. They made few fancy wares and this is a very early piece.
1922 Morandi-Proctor celebrated their 100th anniversary. So this piece could easily date to early 1800 with oil lamp.
It was rescued, polished and repaired as good as we could. To beautiful and ornate to see it scrapped.
Very tall clear chimney that must be inserted after setting. The ball shade on the shade fitter (holder). 11 to bottom of shade. Examine images closely; finish has issues! The item "Ornate Morandi-Proctor Urn P & A Duplex Lamp Ruby Ball Shade" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
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