PRESSED TRIPLE-DOLPHIN STANDARD WITH LAMP GLASS / HURRICANE SHADE, brilliant canary yellow (reacts under black light), the trefoil standard topped with a ball-form knop, raised on a hexagonal base with concave sides. Period cast-brass mount with central socket supporting the removable lamp glass/shade with stamped-brass collar. Together with a matching Triple-Dolphin standard. Two pieces total. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. Circa 1850. 17 7/8" HOA, 6 3/8" DOA base.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Vol. 2, p. 102, fig. 2144.
Nearly undamaged with some expected roughness/light flaking to the base points and base edge, shade having some light wear; remaining standard having significant cracking. Nearly undamaged example having an open bubble to the upper knop, as made.
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Glass deaccessioned by the Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund. Ex-collection of Gertrude D. Webster, Manchester, VT.