Lot 11: CASED GLASS WITH THORNS MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: CASED GLASS WITH THORNS MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, blue, compressed globular-form font with colorless applied handle and base with six ribbed toes, matching patterned egg-form shade with flared-in lightly scalloped rim, period collar. Fitted with a Young's Brilliant burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade and chimney, shade fitter with normal roughness, as made. Burner and shade ring with light denting.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/2" H to top of shade, 3 1/4" H to top of collar, 3" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Hulsebus - Miniature Victorian Lamps, p. 157, fig. 439.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.