Lot 25: 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 blue, ball-form font with pinched foot, matching patterned cylinder-form shade with square-crimped rim, period collar. Fitted with a period single-tube burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, chimney fitter with normal roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5 1/2" H to top of shade, 2 3/4" H to top of font, 2 1/4" D foot.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 239, fig. 598.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.