Good id creskol. Thank you. Found this site that sells hundreds of them. some are worth a few bucks.Looks like the remains of an Eastlake drop-type drawer pull
My first thought exactly Fourman.I think it's the top of a hanging kerosene or oil lamp. The glass shade would be to the right of the decorative part.
Interesting .. Did they make such a thing that would be articulated in that fashion? I always thought that lamp hangers were designed for multi directional motion.My first thought exactly Fourman.
But I'm thinking more along the lines of a late-Victorian or Eastlake-style type of hanger for either a gas or electric lamp.
The Eastlake movement was a nineteenth-century architectural and household design reform movement started by British architect and writer Charles Eastlake (1836–1906). The movement is generally considered part of the late Victorian period in terms of broad antique furniture designations.
Yes I fully realize that there are many sections of a steering assembly.pepper i said intermediate steering shaft that is just a small section of the steering shaft were it goes through the fire wall were it has to change angles pepper I hope you do realize theres some times as many as 4 to 5 section to make up at steering shaft