Marble Base Centennial Period "Panelled Shield & Stars" Finely Detailed & Frosted Glass Oil Lamp with Etched & Rolled Petal Top Chimney !!! The "Shield & Stars" pattern Oil Lamp was a very popular Patriotic variation for our nations 100th Anniversary Year in 1876.
You can Pull-Off the Chimney & Burner Coronet together to easily light the round wick. See the second photo.
Burner is patent dated & marked on the Thumbwheel ; "Crystal Light Pat. Apr. 15,1859 * Sep.13,1859 * Sept.19,1871" Student Type Burner takes a 2 inch flat wick, also provided, which feeds into the bottom in a "V" shape, and comes out the top as a Round Circle, around a central breather Hole.
Measurements : Overall 20 inches High from Marble Base to top of Chimney. lamp alone is 10 inches from Base to top of Original Brass Collar. Polished Marble Base is 4 5/8 inches Square.
Weight ; 4 Pounds, and 1.7 Ounces complete.
Pattern Book Ref. ; Oil Lamps (volume 1)
By : Thuro
Page : 103
illustration : (j)
Available with multiple bases.