Description: HOBBS HAND STEM - SMALL SIZE KEROSENE STAND LAMP, colorless, banded compressed font with domed cable edged shoulder having a medial single step, bottom of font with no pattern, raised on a hand-form stem and cable edged foot, wafer construction, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a period slip burner and colorless chimney. Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., Wheeling, WV.
Dimensions: 9" H to top of collar, 4 3/4" D foot.
Medium: Circa 1878.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, foot with a minor flake to upper edge. Setup undamaged.
Exhibited: Parallels Thuro - Oil Lamps III, p. 119, fig. e; and The Bredehofts - Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., p. 139.
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