9: Blown-Molded Beehive / Ring Font Stand Lamp
BLOWN-MOLDED BEEHIVE / RING FONT STAND LAMP, canary font, opaque black No. 2 base, brass connector, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with an unmarked Vienna-type slip burner, this example with a removable deflector and the base contains a band of draft holes, non-period slip chimney. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Third quarter 19th century. 7 3/4" H to top of collar, 3 3/8" SQ base.
Literature: Font parallels B & K II, fig. 2278. Base as B & K II, fig. 2377. Burner as GVA, May 2004, lot 2044.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Excellent condition, one font ring with a single minute flake, foot with minor flakes/wear and a small chip to one underside corner. Burner and chimney undamaged.