Lot 38 View Catalog
DIETZ & CO. "CELEBRATED" SLIP BURNER, 3/4" flat wick, non-period slip chimney. On a stand lamp featuring a decorated opaque white pyriform font and Panelled Teardrop stem with worn gilt decoration, red faux-marble painted slate base, underside with period cloth and paper label marked "NOVEMBE...1858", brass cup connector, brass fine line collar of a fluid size larger than burner. Third quarter 19th century. Lamp 8 1/2" H to top of collar, 4" SQ base.
Literature: Burner as Dietz & Company Illustrated Catalogue, pl. 37, top row, fourth from left. Font parallels Thuro II, p. 33m. Base parallels Thuro II, p. 35h.
Provenance: From the collection of Abigail and the late Edward Meyer of Plantsville, CT.