1012: PRESSED ACANTHUS LEAF STAND LAMP
PRESSED ACANTHUS LEAF STAND LAMP, translucent starch blue font, alabaster/clambroth base, overall sanded surface, dome-top font with 12 protruding petals below the shoulder and a short hexagonal extension with 12 beads below, joined by a wafer to a 12-petal-top acanthus leaf standard and double-step square base beaded between the steps, pewter collar. Fitted with a pewter and brass double-tube fluid burner with caps and chains. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. Mid 19th century. 11 1/2" H to top of collar, 4" SQ base.
Literature: Parallels B & K II, fig. 2150. Wilson/Toledo, fig. 636, and color plate p. 255.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Dorothy J. Gooch.
Font undamaged, top of stem with partial loss of one petal, one upper step corner with light polishing, underside of foot with a moderate shallow chip. Burner with engraved initials, one cap with a hole.