Lot 160: MELON RIB AND PANSY MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: MELON RIB AND PANSY MINIATURE LAMP, cased pink with satin finish, melon-form font, pansy embossed compressed ball-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Consolidated Lamp & Glass Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp with some scattered minute skips to satin fish, shade rims with normal minute flakes/roughness, as made. Burner with some scattered light corrosion, chimney with misshapen fitter, otherwise undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 3/4" H to top of shade, 3 3/8" H to top of collar, 2 3/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, pp. 168, 169, fig. 389.
Medium: Circa 1894.