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Lot 79: BISQUE APIARIST COUPLE FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMPS, SET OF TWO
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: BISQUE APIARIST COUPLE FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMPS, SET OF TWO, depicting a boy and a girl, each with pink attire, each adjacent to a large bee hive within a straw/bamboo hut, floral base with each reverse impressed "4406", opaque white ball-form shades, period collars. Fitted with period burners, colorless chimneys.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamps and setups, expected minor wear to decoration.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 3/4" H to top of shades, 5 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 1/4" x 4 3/8" base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 95, fig. 263.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.