IN THURO'S LAMPS II ON pg 93 pic V CLEAN wILLUMINATOR, IVES HERE NOW GRAB IT! #2

Hi and welcome,

This auction is for ANOTHER very attractive oil burning stand lamp right off the pages of Catherine Thuro's book "OIL LAMPS II" on page 93 picture 'V' . The same book has the value of this lamp placed at $300-$400. (I think I have the whole family of these)

This lamp starts with a three tiered iron base to the brass end pieces of the light green stem displaying enamelled purple flowers. Up to the basket shaped font with (guessing here...) daisy-like pattern (I really have to learn these patterns) to the #2 Queen Anne burner that supports the undershade, or as it is signed on the glass rim; "B.B. SCHNEIDER, 'ILLUMINATOR', PAT. OCT. 9, 1876".

The undershade or "Illuminator" actually has two functions. One was to amplify the light downward and the other, when in combination with the 'Ives' shade as shown or any other 7" shade, is to replace the need for a chimney, or a shade ring. It actually does improve the lighting! (Probably why Mr. Schneider patented it!)

I know I was thrilled the first time I saw something I owned finally in a book. Maybe this will be that 'something' for one of you lucky bidders, hmm?

This is a very nice lamp ready for your pleasure.

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