143: Shield With Diagonal Bars Finger Lamp
SHIELD WITH DIAGONAL BARS FINGER LAMP, colorless, applied handle, No. 1 fine line collar. Fitted with an E. Miller No. 1 hinged lip burner, thumbwheel marked "THE MILLER CO / MADE IN U.S.A.", period lip chimney. Third quarter 19th century. 3 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 7/8" D base.
Literature: Thuro II, p. 98b.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.
Undamaged, collar with some light corrosion. Burner deflector with minute dent at blaze hole, chimney with flakes/roughness to fitter.