1: 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.