Lot 232: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF THREE
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE FOOTED FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF THREE, amber, blue and Vaseline (black lighted), comprising two Picket/Smith I, fig. 46 examples, and an Eight Panel/Smith I, fig. 47 example, each fitted with a period collar including two with patent information, Fitted with period Acorn burners, colorless chimneys.
Condition Report: Eight Panel undamaged, each Picket with a shallow chip to the side of the handle. Two burners with imperfections, chimneys with normal roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 3 1/2" H to top of collar, 2 5/8" SQ overall foot and 2 1/4" SQ foot.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 53, figs. 46 and 47.
Medium: Circa 1890.