Lot 247: PARIAN SWIRL MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PARIAN SWIRL MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, cased pink with satin finish and polychrome daisy decoration, comprising a cased pink with satin finish example, polychrome daisy decoration; and a colorless with opal spatter example, each with globular-form fonts, matching patterned and decorated ball-form shades, brass collar with patent information. Fitted with period Nutmeg burners, colorless chimneys. Northwood Glass Co.
Condition Report: Very good condition, fonts undamaged, each shade fitter with a moderate chip which is hidden by the shade ring, each rim with normal flakes/roughness, as made, pink example with post-production polishing to top, one collar with light splits. One burner with some minor repairs, remaining undamaged, one chimney undamaged and remaining with a top rim flake.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 1/8" H to top of shades, 2 7/8" H to top of collars, 2 3/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 137, figs. 293, 294.
Medium: Pattern introduced circa 1895.