Lot 260A: ASSORTED OPTIC PATTERNED MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF THREE
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED OPTIC PATTERNED MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF THREE, comprising a bright amber swirled/Smith II, fig. XLIII with matching patterned umbrella-form chimney-shade; a green panel/Smith with swirl chimney-shade; and a light amber panel and rib/Smith I, fig. 512 with matching ball-form chimney-shade, period collars. Each fitted with a period burner.
Condition Report: Green example undamaged and with normal roughness to chimney-shade rims, remaining fonts undamaged, and shades each with damage. One burner lacking deflector, remaining undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6" to 7 1/4" H to top of chimney-shades.
Exhibited: Published: Swirl Optic in Smith - Minature Lamps II, p. 91, fig. XLIII.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.