40: BLACKBERRY - ROUND BASE STAND LAMP
BLACKBERRY - ROUND BASE STAND LAMP, amethyst, No. 1 brass collar. Fitted with 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 PATENT JUNE 14. 1859", period molded lip chimney with double bands of horizontal ribbing, embossed "E A C C D" around lower edge. Third quarter 19th century. 7 3/8" H to top of collar, 3 3/4" D base.
Literature: Parallels Thuro I, p. 117g.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Excellent condition, font undamaged, base step with a flake and foot with minute to moderate flakes/roughness. Burner with separations to solder on each side of wick tube, chimney fitter with small flakes/roughness.