Latticinio Stripe Font Stand Lamp
LATTICINIO STRIPE FONT STAND LAMP, colorless pyriform font with spiraling pink and opal stripes graduated in width, 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. PATENT JANUARY. 11. 1859" and with wing symbol, with a Merrill's air director, marked "R. S. MERRILL'S PATENT. JUNE 14. 1859", and an opaque white lip chimney. Second half 19th century. 9" H to top of collar, 3 3/4" SQ base.
Literature: Form as Thuro II, p. 56b. Base as Thuro II, p. 56m.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Catalogue Note: Ed discovered the font of this lamp buried in the dirt floor of a back section of their Plantsville, CT home.
Excellent condition, font with some light scratches to shoulder and minor high-point wear, marble with expected flakes/roughness. Burner undamaged, chimney fitter with minor flakes/roughness.