FREE-BLOWN AND PRESSED GLASS WHALE OIL / FLUID STAND LAMP,
inverse teardop font raised on a Lion's Head and Basket of Flowers monument-form base with tab feet ground to level, bladed wafer construciton, period pewter collar. Fitted with a period two-tube bunrer.
New England, probably Boston & Sandwich Glass Co.
9 7/8" H, 3" SQ base.
Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 2,
, pp. 58 and 76, figs. 2026 and 2076.
Michael Carter collection, Hanover, PA.
Font undamaged; base having expected chipping and losses with some being moderate to sizeable.