Lot 280: ASSORTED SILVER-PLATE AND OTHER METAL MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF SIX
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED SILVER-PLATE AND OTHER METAL MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF SIX, comprising two Aladdin-type examples, including a cast example/Smith II, fig. 17 with Mephistopheles figure at handle terminal; and an English example/Smith I, fig. 71, with opaque white chimney-shade; three silver-plated examples including a finger Derby Silver Co quadruple-plate with ribbed swirl pattern, and two others; and a miner's cap lantern. Period string burners.
Condition Report: Very good overall condition, cast example lacking an extinguisher, another lacking two appendages, expected minor wear. Undamaged burners.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: Various sizes.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.