Monitor Type Lip Burner
MONITOR TYPE LIP BURNER, thumbwheel marked "PATENT APPLIED FOR", round wick, non-period lip chimney. Fitted on a colorless unpatterned finger lamp with embossed rayed base, applied handle, No. 1 brass collar. Third quarter 19th century. Lamp 2 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 1/2" D base.
Literature: Lamp as Thuro III, p. 209g. Lamp and burner parallels Dietz & Company Illustrated Catalogue, pl. 8, no. 868.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Undamaged burner and lamp, collar with light short splits.