Lot 163: MOLD-BLOWN MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: MOLD-BLOWN MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, opaque white, bell-form font with applied handle, ringed shoulder and stepped base, opaque white chimney-shade, period collar. Fitted with a period single-tube burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged font, lacking handle curl tip, possibly as made, chimney-shade with normal roughness. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 4 3/4" H to top of chimney-shade, 2 7/8" H to top of collar, 1 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Lamp in Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 148, fig. 269.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.