Lot 175: PEARL BABY MCKEE MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PEARL BABY MCKEE MINIATURE LAMP, opaque blue with satin finish, elongated-form font with slightly skirted base, matching pattern umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner with later ill-fitting tripod shade holder, colorless chimney. Attributed to Gillinder and Sons.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, font undamaged, shade fitter with a very minute flake. Burner deflector with light denting, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8" HOA to top of shade, 4 1/2" H to top of collar, 3" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 139, fig. 299.
Medium: Pattern introduced 1890.