Lot 133: DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, opaque white with polychrome floral decoration, convex band with applied handle, near matching decorated opalescent chimney-shade, period collar with patent information. Fitted with a period Olmstead-type burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, normal roughness to handle curl tip, as made and with decoration, chimney-shade with losses to rim edge. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 4 3/4" H to top of chimney-shade, 2" H to top of collar, 1 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith II, p. 59, fig. 63.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.