Lot 173: PARIAN SWIRL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PARIAN SWIRL MINIATURE LAMP, colorless with satin finish, fall foliage polychrome decoration, globular-form font, matching patterned and decorated ball-form shade, brass collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Northwood Glass Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, some minute wear spots to satin finish and decoration, shade and chimney rims with normal roughness, as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 3/8" H to top of shade, 2 7/8" H to top of collar, 2 1/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 137, fig. 293.
Medium: Pattern introduced circa 1895.