Lot 300: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP, bubbly pink and opal spatter font, colorless leaf patterned base, No. 2 Taplin-Brown collar with patent information. Fitted with a period No. 2 slip burner, period pie-crust slip chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition overall with a chip under the base and moderate roughness to the base, chimney with scattered minute flaking to the fitter.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 8 3/4" H to top of collar, 4 3/4" D foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Thuro - Oil Lamps I, p. 287 left and Thuro - Oil Lamps II, p. 120, fig. c.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.