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Lot 364: DIETZ NO. 1052 FONT KEROSENE STAND LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: DIETZ NO. 1052 FONT KEROSENE STAND LAMP, translucent jade green pyriform font with central ring and gilt decoration, opaque white Baroque base with gilded bands, brass connector, No. 2 fine-line collar. Fitted with an E. Miller lip burner. Font: Dietz & Co.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, font with some very minor shedding, primarily to ring band area, stem with scattered annealing lines, expected wear to gilt decoration. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of William D. "Bill" Ross, Bean Station, TN.
Dimensions: 13 3/8" H to top of collar, 5 7/8" SQ base.
Exhibited: Lamp Dietz & Company, Illustrated Catalogue, pl. 3, no. 5. Base parallels Thuro - Oil Lamps II, p. 20, fig. a.
Medium: Third quarter 19th century.