1047: Ripley's Warrior / Conquistador Stand Lamp
RIPLEY'S WARRIOR / CONQUISTADOR STAND LAMP, colorless font with frosted panels and stem, deep amethyst hexagonal base, underside of base embossed "PATENTED MAY 16 1876", brass connector, period No. 2 collar with shoulder plate. Fitted with a period set-up comprising a Novelty No. 2 lip burner, shade ring, colorless, frosted and engraved ball-form shade with floral pattern, and lip chimney. Ripley & Co. Fourth quarter 19th century. 12 5/8" H to top of collar, 6" DOA base. Shade 6" H, 4" D fitter.
Literature: Thuro III, p. 86a.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Dorothy J. Gooch.
Font and stem undamaged, foot with several minor flakes, underside with a small shallow chip and a light bruise. Burner with moderate corrosion, chimney with interior residue and shade undamaged.