Lot 134: EMBOSSED FLORAL SWIRL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: EMBOSSED FLORAL SWIRL MINIATURE LAMP, cased cranberry with white enamel floral decoration, tapered form with concave neck, matching patterned and decorated egg-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Spar Brenner burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Font undamaged, shade rim with some possible light post-production polishing. Burner undamaged, chimney fitter with flakes/roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9 3/8" H to top of shade, 4 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 7/8" D foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 188, fig. 446.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.