Unidentified No. 0 Hinged Lip Burner
UNIDENTIFIED NO. 0 HINGED LIP BURNER, thumbwheel marked "PATENT APPLIED FOR", period lip chimney. Fitted on a colorless unpatterned footed finger lamp, applied handle, No. 1 collar. Third quarter 19th century. Lamp 2 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D base.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Deflector with a minor dent, chimney fitter with expected flakes/roughness. Lamp with some light high-point wear.