Swirled Marbrie Loop Stand Lamp
SWIRLED MARBRIE LOOP STAND LAMP, ruby with opal pulled and swirling loops, stamped brass stem and single-step marble base, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with a period set-up comprising an E. F. Jones No. 1 lip burner, thumbwheel marked "E. F. JONES, BOSTON / PATENT MAY 4. 1858." and a translucent pale lavender lip chimney. Third quarter 19th century. 9 1/8" H to top of collar, 3 3/4" SQ base.
Literature: Lamp form as Thuro II, p. 56k. Base as Thuro II, p. 56m. Burner as The Rushlight Club, Vol. 71, No. 2, June 2005, p. 2, fig. 75.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Lamp undamaged with normal wear to marble base. Burner with partial detachment of screen to underside of deflector and minute denting to coronet, chimney fitter with flakes/roughness.