Lot 69: PORCELAIN OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, white ground with traces of gilt decoration, standing on an earth-tone figural rock formation, yellow glass eyes, period collar. Fitted with a Brenner Kosmos burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, two toes with possible loss/roughness to the tips, otherwise undamaged. Collar with two drilled holes. Burner undamaged, chimney rim with a flake.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 3/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/2" x 3 3/4" base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 209, fig. 441.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.