Reed Oval Stand Lamp
REED OVAL STAND LAMP, ruby flashed/lightly cased font, nearly opaque dark amethyst No. 2 base, brass connector, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with a period set-up comprising an E. Miller & Co. No. 1 central draft slip burner, thumbwheel marked "E. M. & CO. THE BOUDOIR", 3" stamped shade ring, dark rose ball-form shade with gilded floral and winged griffin decoration, interior with satin finish. Non-period chimney. Third quarter 19th century. 13 5/8" H to top of shade, 8" H to top of collar, 3 1/2" SQ base. Shade 4 3/8" H, 2 3/4" D fitter.
Literature: Font as Thuro II, p. 32f. Base as Thuro II, p. 32e.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Excellent condition, font with several minute flakes, one stem ring with a minor flake, foot with a single flake to underside and expected wear, connector and shade ring with denting. Burner and chimney undamaged, shade with normal minute flakes/roughness