Blown-Molded Baby Thumbprint Stand Lamp
BLOWN-MOLDED BABY THUMBPRINT STAND LAMP, blue, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with a Holmes, Booth & Haydens No. 1 hinged lip burner, thumbwheel marked "HOLMES BOOTH & HAYDENS / PAT. JAN. 24/60 / ATWOOD'S PAT. AUGUST, 1/65" and to the bottom "PATENTED SEPT. 18. 1882", period lip chimney. Third quarter 19th century. 6 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 3/4" D base.
Literature: Font parallels B & K II, fig. 2279.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Font undamaged, top of foot with a light bruise, minor flake, and a small area of scratches. Burner set-up undamaged.