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Lot 23: CASED GLASS WITH MICA FLECKS MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: CASED GLASS WITH MICA FLECKS MINIATURE LAMP, lemon yellow with silver flakes, square-form font with pinched sides, colorless applied base with eight large ribbed scallops encircling the edges, matching patterned shade with tightly crimped and flared square-form rim, period collar. Fitted with a period Kosmos Brenner burner.
Condition Report: Font undamaged, shade with a "V-form" loss to a crimp near one corner, fitter with some normal roughness, as made. Burner with light denting to air draft.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9 1/8" H to top of shade, 4 1/2" H to top of collar, 4 1/2" SQ base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 238, fig. 594.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.