Cut Overlay Stand Lamp
CUT OVERLAY STAND LAMP, white cut to ruby pyriform font with stylized tulips, panels, and punties, brass ribbed stem and double-step marble base with stamped brass ornamentation, No. 2 fine line collar. Fitted with a period set-up comprising a Plume & Atwood No. 2 lip burner, thumbwheel marked "P. &. A. M'FG CO PAT. AUG.11.85", R. B. Magruder patented hinged lamp filling attachment, top marked "PATENTED MAY 24TH 1887.", 7 1/8" stamped shade ring, opaque white ribbed shade with flared top. Non-period lip chimney. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Second half 19th century. 20 5/8" H to top of shade, 12 1/2" H to top of collar, 5" SQ base. Shade 5 1/2" H, 7" D fitter.
Literature: Font as B & K II, fig. 2393 and Thuro II, p. 64e. Base as Thuro II, p. 64f.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Undamaged font with some minute overlay imperfections, top of stem with two short splits, marble with expected minute flakes/roughness, brass connector with drilled holes, which are hidden by stem. Burner with some light splits to top of air distributor b