Lot 50: ART GLASS WITH RIGAREE MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ART GLASS WITH RIGAREE MINIATURE LAMP, opaque lemon yellow compressed globular-form font, applied colorless rigaree band to medial of body with ribbed scallops, applied colorless base with five ribbed toes, cased butterscotch yellow cylinder-form shade with bittersweet interior, flared and crimped rim, period collar. Fitted with an E. & S. Co. Ltd Bijon burner.
Condition Report: Good condition, medial rigaree with a partial loss to one scallop, three toes with expected minute flakes/roughness. Burner with losses to the gallery and air draft.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 1/2" H to top of shade, 3 3/4" to top of collar, 3 7/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 228, fig. 559.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.