October 22, 2016 (in progress)
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Lot 294: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP(26 views)
Description: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP, bubbly pink and opal spatter font, colorless leaf patterned base, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a period No. 1 slip burner, period pie-crust slip chimney.
Condition Report: Nearly undamaged base with typical roughness under the base, scattered minute flaking at the base of the standard, burner and collar with minor denting.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 8 5/8" 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.