Lot 237: ASSORTED PATTERN DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, opaque white with tan ground and light polychrome decoration to pattern, comprising an Elsie/Smith I, fig. 245 and a Shell and Scroll embossed/Smith I, fig. 247 example, each with matching patterned umbrella-form shade, Elsie with non-matching decoration, remaining with matching decoration, period collars. Fitted with a period and a non-period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimneys.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamps and shades, shade rims with normal minute flakes/roughness, as made. Setups undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/2" H to top of shade, 4" D base and 7 3/4" H to top of shade, 3" D base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.