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Lot 102: NIGHT WATCH MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: NIGHT WATCH MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with black, green and red enamel decoration, slightly tapered with convex band font, embossed "NIGHT WATCH" and with six stars, opaque white chimney-shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood single-tube burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 4 3/8" H to top of chimney-shade, 2" H to top of collar, 1 7/8" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Font in Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 52, fig. 46; setup ibid, p. 53, fig. 47.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.