Lot 233: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF TWO
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE STAND LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, blue, comprising a Zipper Swirl/Smith II, fig. 228 with an unpatterned font with swirling stem and zipper pattern to underside of foot, matching zipper patterned crown-form shade; and a Central No. 310/Buckle/Smith I, fig. 118 example, each with a period collar. Fitted with period Nutmeg burners, colorless and a blue chimney. Attributed to McKee and Bros.
Condition Report: Buckle undamaged and with some light interior residue, Zipper Swirl font with a very minute flake to edge of shoulder, shade with a fitter bruise, which is hidden by the shade ring, along with normal mold roughness to each rim, as made. One burner undamaged, remaining deflector with denting, chimneys undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 3/4" H to top of shade, 6" H to top of collar, 3" D foot.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.