Lot 100: DIAMOND AIR-TRAP MOTHER-OF-PEARL SATIN MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: DIAMOND AIR-TRAP MOTHER-OF-PEARL SATIN MINIATURE LAMP, cased raspberry/dark rose, ball-form font with pinched foot, matching patterned ball-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period single-tube burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Font with a short refraction to interior casing at the edge of foot. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA. Ex-collection of Ruth E. Smith. Ex-collection of Kathryn Luckenbill.
Dimensions: 5 1/4" H to top of shade, 3" H to top of font, 2 1/8" D foot.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 239, fig. 599 left.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.