Lot 164: NATIONAL BRASS IRON WORKS JUNIOR BANQUET VASE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: NATIONAL BRASS IRON WORKS JUNIOR BANQUET VASE LAMP, urn-form font holder with double scroll handles, bead and rib ornamentation to rim, olive green enameled body and applied metal escutcheon ornamentation, cast metal with brass finish to foot, underside embossed "NB & IW / READING PA", brass drop-in font, cased lemon yellow ball-form shade with embossed water lily pattern on an acid-cut textured colorless ground, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Victor burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, drop-in font with some denting to base, some minor wear to finish on foot, shade and setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 13" H to top of shade, 7 5/8" H to top of collar, 4 3/4" SQ foot.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 204, fig. 426.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.