Lot 15: OVERLAPPING SHELLS / PETALS SPATTER GLASS MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: OVERLAPPING SHELLS / PETALS SPATTER GLASS MINIATURE LAMP, colorless with blue and opal spatter, elongated egg-form font with colorless applied circular plain foot, matching patterned ball-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, glass with several scattered dark spots of undissolved metal, as made. Burner deflector with light denting, shade ring slightly undersize for fitter.
Provenance: From a private Tennessee collection.
Dimensions: 8 1/4" H to top of shade, 4 1/8" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 187, fig. 443.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.