Lot 335: CASED AND EMBOSSED GLASS KEROSENE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: CASED AND EMBOSSED GLASS KEROSENE FINGER LAMP, chartreuse green, compressed cylinder-form with straight ribbed shoulders over alternating panels of scrolls and diagonal ribbing, colorless applied reeded handle, No. 1 period collar. Fitted with a period slip burner, non-period colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, chimney fitter with normal roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 3 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 7/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 88, fig. 112.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.