DECORATED DITHRIDGE "SYLVIA" PEG LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, opaque white with cherub transfer decorations, matching decorated opaque white ball-form shade and a colorless with frosted band chimney-shade, No. 1 period collars. One peg with brass sleeves and metal spring tabs. Each fitted with a period slip burner, including a Nutmeg and a Hornet, colorless slip chimney. Each fitted in an opaque white pillar-form base with form as illustrated, with non-matching decoration. Circa 1894. 13 3/4" to 14 1/4 HOA to top of shade and chimney-shade. Fonts 3 1/2" H to top of collars.
Fonts undamaged and with expected wear to decoration, one collar with corrosion. Ball-form shade with a short fitter crack and chimney-shade with fitter roughness. One peg sleeve lacking spring tabs. Burners and chimney undamaged. Bases with scattered flakes/roughness.
Literature: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 148, fig. 326.
Provenance: From the Bob and Margie Skromme lifetime collection, Celina, OH.