SHEET-IRON AND BRASS ADJUSTABLE DOUBLE-ARM STUDENT / DESK CANDLE LAMP, each arm with a single-socket and scroll strap support with drip-catcher, matching pierced and cut-out shades, each fitted on a brass shaft with friction support and a weighted circular base. Painted later with burgundy red and gold highlights. 19th century. 20 1/4" HOA, 6 1/2" D base. Literature: Parallels Rushlight, fig. 3-22. Provenance: From a New England collection.
Excellent condition with expected wear, some possible resoldering to shaft fittings.