1014: Onion / Eaton Stand Lamp
ONION / EATON STAND LAMP, translucent jade green, blown molded vertical ribbed font joined by a threaded brass connector to a matching pressed base, No. 2 brass collar. Fitted with a period set-up comprising an E. Miller No. 2 hinged lip burner, shade ring with coining, colorless, frosted and cut ball-form shade with floral pattern, and a lip chimney. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and/or Atterbury & Co. Second half 19th century. 20 1/2" H to top of shade, 13" H to top of collar, 6 7/8" D base. Shade 6 3/8" H, 4" D fitter.
Literature: Parallels B & K V, fig. 5233 and B & K II, fig. 2260.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Dorothy J. Gooch.
Catalogue Note: While this lamp is usually found with a wafer at the top of the stem, Barlow and Kaiser illustrate an opaque white example in their fifth volume without this wafer. On the lamp offered here the lower edge of a glass peg is visible under the brass stem connector.
Font and base with normal manufacturing imperfections including broken bubbles and annealing lines, font undamaged and glued to connector, top of stem without wafer and with grinding/polishing, possibly as made, underside of foot with a bruise.