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Lot 21: PORCELAIN SQUIRREL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN SQUIRREL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, reddish-brown ground with naturalistic facial features, sitting position on a stump with tail curled over head and eating an acorn, underside of base impressed with "94" and registry mark, opaque white umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period burner.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, one ear tip with a loss and a glaze flake to edge of tail, some minor scattered losses to decoration, shade undamaged. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 14 3/4" H to top of shade, 7 3/4" H to top of collar, 4 1/8" D foot.
Exhibited: Font as Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 116, fig. 242.
Medium: Circa 1883.