Lot 114: BISQUE CHERUB FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: BISQUE CHERUB FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, tan and brown shading, depicting a sitting cherub leaning on a ribbed and weaved beribboned sheaf (font), scroll base, opaque white umbrella-form shade. Fitted with a Kosmos-Brenner burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Very good condition, edge of ribbed font with a flake and some wear to decoration, shade undamaged with normal fitter roughness, as made. Burner frozen.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 12 1/4" H to top of shade, 5" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" x 5" base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 86.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.