Lot 151: GLASS RECLINING ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS RECLINING ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white, underside of base faintly embossed "PAT A.PLD", opaque white with pale yellow shading ball-form shade with swirled ribs over acanthus leaf pattern, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Acorn burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged font, shade fitter with two minor flakes, which do not affect the profile, one rib with a broken bubble and scattered tiny spots of undissolved metal, each as made. Setup undamaged, shade ring slightly bent.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/8" H to top of shade, 3 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 3/8" x 4 5/8" base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 202, fig. 488.
Medium: Circa 1900.