Lot 92: PORCELAIN DOG-HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN DOG-HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, white ground with gilt decoration highlights, depicting a long haired dog with collar, applied handle, period collar. Fitted with a Brenner Kosmos burner, colorless ball-form chimney-shade.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, edge of base with some unglazed areas and roughness, as made, wear to gilt decoration.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" x 4" base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 168, fig. 323.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.