Lot 275: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE LAMP FONTS, LOT OF SIX
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE LAMP FONTS, LOT OF SIX, assorted colors, including an Acorn/Smith I, fig. 121 with gold lining and umbrella-form ribbed shade; a cranberry Bead and Rib/Smith I, fig. 367; a cobalt blue rib and floral embossed/Smith I, fig. 449; and a Pairpoint Swedish oil burning candle/Smith II, fig. 395, period collars. Each fitted with period and non-period setups.
Condition Report: Five examples undamaged, Blue barrel example with losses and flakes to applied base, Acorn with wear to gold interior. Setups undamaged to minor imperfections.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: Various sizes.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.