Lot 246: LITTLE BUTTERCUP MINIATURE FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF TWO
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: LITTLE BUTTERCUP MINIATURE FINGER LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, blue and green, concave fonts embossed "LITTLE BUTTERCUP", applied handles, period collars. Fitted with period burners, colorless chimneys.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamps. One burner with losses to the chimney gallery, remaining undamaged, chimney rims with normal roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 2 5/8" H to top of collar, 2 1/2" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 49, fig. 36.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.