Lot 60: PORCELAIN DOG FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN DOG FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, white ground with naturalistic facial features, blue collar and sitting in a begging position on a circular earth-tone figural rock formation, underside impressed "Rd 32372", brown glass eyes, opaque white umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, eyes with light shedding, shade fitter with a flake and normal roughness. Setup undamaged except for some light corrosion to the burner and shade ring.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 13 1/2" H to top of shade, 6 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 106, fig. 223.
Medium: Circa 1898.