Lot 47: GERMAN PORCELAIN BASKET AND LIONS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GERMAN PORCELAIN BASKET AND LIONS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, ball-form font depicting a basket in white ground with applied rose sprays, supported by three sitting lions, each with naturalistic decoration, supported by a circular base in earth tones, underside impressed "193 / 2" and with maker's mark, opaque white umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with an A & P Gaudard burner, colorless chimney. C. G. Scherholz & Son.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, undamaged except for expected minute flakes/roughness to applied flowers. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 13 3/8" H to top of shade, 6 1/4" H to top of collar, 5 1/8" D base.
Exhibited: Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 109, fig. 229.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.