Lot 141A: NUTMEG MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: NUTMEG MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, green, embossed "NUTMEG" on font, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner, green paneled chimney. Fitted in a non-period and metal stand with curled legs, together by association.
Condition Report: Lamp undamaged. Burner deflector with light denting, chimney with flakes/roughness to rims, most probably as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 3/4" H to top of chimney, 2 3/4" H to top of collar, 3" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 47, fig. 29.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.