Lot 117: BLOWN-MOLDED PANELLED MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: BLOWN-MOLDED PANELLED MINIATURE LAMP, pale green, compressed globular-form font with twelve panels, colorless with a hint of green shade with locking tabs for securing. Fitted with a tin single-tube burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged font and with expected flakes/roughness to top, shade fitter with a short crack at a locking tab, possibly as made along with normal roughness to each rim. Burner with light rust.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 4 1/2" H to top of shade, 2 1/4" H to top of font, 2 3/8" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 49, fig. 35.
Medium: Second half 19th century.