Lot 136: EMBOSSED TIME MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: EMBOSSED TIME MINIATURE LAMP, colorless, cylinder-form font with embossed numerals representing night-time hours of 8 thru 12 and 1 thru 5, circular base, period collar, non-period opaque white beehive chimney-shade. Fitted with a period single-tube burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 7/8" H to top of chimney-shade, 4 3/8" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Hulsebus - Miniature Victorian Lamps, p. 15, fig. 17.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.