Lot 287: ASSORTED PATTERNED MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF 14
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERNED MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF 14, colorless, most with matching patterned chimney-shade/shade, including a frosted swirl/Smith I, fig. 119; a ribbed and panelled/Smith I, fig. 126 right; a floral embossed/Smith I, fig. 134; a diamond panel/Smith I, fig. 136; a Lincoln Drape/Smith I, fig. 143 with frosted and green stained shade; a Gothic Arch/Smith I, fig. 165 with gold enamel decoration; a Duchess/Smith II, fig. 223; and a Countess/Smith II, fig. 224; a Wild Rose/Smith II, fig. 243; and a Greek Key example with square-form chimney-shade. Fitted with period and non-period burners.
Condition Report: Most undamaged, several with very minute imperfections, Gothic Arch with a crack to one handle, Duchess with losses to chimney-shade fitter.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: Various sizes.
Exhibited: Published: Countess, Duchess, and Wild Rose in Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 132, fig. 223; p. 133, fig. 224; and p. 140, fig. 243.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th and 20th century.