Lot 219A: DELFT-DECORATED OPAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: DELFT-DECORATED OPAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white, with blue painted sailing ship decoration full round, applied colorless rigaree-style foot, ball-form shade with painted windmill decoration, period collar. Fitted with a period burner and shade ring, later chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged except for a chip to one foot petal.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA. Ex-collection of Ruth E. Smith.
Dimensions: 8 3/4" H to top of shade, 4" H to top of collar.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 150, fig. 332.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.