Lot 296: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SHELDON SWIRL KEROSENE STAND LAMP, blue opalescent Reverse Swirl font, colorless leaf patterned base, No. 1 Fluted Band collar. Fitted with a period No. 1 slip burner, signed "CRESENT" slip chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged with typical roughness under the base, likely as made.
Provenance: Property of Bill and Karen Webb.
Dimensions: 8 1/4" H to top of collar, 4 5/8" 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.