PRESSED BIGLER WHALE OIL / FLUID STAND LAMP,
translucent starch blue with a sanded surface,
dome-top conical font, fitted into ribbed brass stem terminating in cast brass floral connector, square marble base, brass fine-line collar. Fitted with a period double-tube burner.
Mt. Washington Glass Works.
10 1/2" H to top of collar, 4 1/8" SQ base.
Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 2,
, p. 85, fig. 2097b.
Michael Carter collection, Hanover, PA.
Excellent condition overall with overall wear; roughness to the edge of the burner; expected roughness to the edge of the base. Font having two discolored inclusions to the interior, as made.