Lot 64: PORCELAIN MONKEY WITH BARREL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN MONKEY WITH BARREL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, gray tones with facial features, tail wrapped around one leg and holding on to a barrel (font) with tan ground and peach bands, period collar. Fitted with a Spar Brenner burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and chimney. Burner deflector with light denting.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA. Ex-collection of Ruth E. Smith.
Dimensions: 4 3/4" H to top of figure, 2 1/2" D barrel base, 4 1/2" LOA.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 166, fig. 317.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.