Lot 5: GLASS COLUMBUS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS COLUMBUS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with enamel decoration, naturalistic facial features, red painted ribbed collar on a pale blue base embossed "COLUMBUS", opaque white ribbed umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, some expected minor wear to decorations.
Notes: This is the first decorated example we have sold.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9 3/8" H to top of shade, 5" H to top of collar, 3" D base. Shade 3 1/4" H, 3 7/8" D fitter.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 247, fig. 622.
Medium: Circa 1894.