Lot 143: FOSTORIA NO. 1008 MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: FOSTORIA NO. 1008 MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with floral bellflower polychrome decoration and orange enamel to pattern, pear-form font with embossed stylized heart and scroll pattern to base, matching decorated and pattern umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Fostoria Glass Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and chimney, shade fitter with normal roughness, as made. Burner deflector with light denting.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9 1/4" H to top of shade, 5 1/4" H to top of collar, 3 3/8" D foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 128, fig. 266.
Medium: Circa 1901.