11: Cut Overlay Washington Pattern Stand Lamp
CUT OVERLAY WASHINGTON PATTERN STAND LAMP, white cut to colorless pyriform font, green cut to colorless panels and punties stem, opaque white square base, underside of base with a hole, as made for rod attachment, brass connector, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with a period set-up comprising a Plume & Atwood central draft slip burner, thumbwheel marked "THE P & A M'F'G CO VICTOR", 2 7/8" stamped shade ring, cut and engraved frosted Oregon-type shade with floral pattern and slip chimney. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Second half 19th century. 17 1/2" H to top of shade, 10 1/8" H to top of collar, 4" SQ base. Shade 6 1/4" H, 2 3/4" D fitter.
Literature: Font as Thuro II, p. 48b and parallels B & K II, fig. 2396. Standard parallels Thuro II, p. 32c.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Very good condition, font with a minor clamshell flake and minute overlay imperfections, stem undamaged, base with a flake to one upper corner and another lower corner with a 2" horizontal crack, connector with light denting. Burner with some light dentin