Lot 32: PORCELAIN STANDING ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN STANDING ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, tan ground with brown highlights, period collar, ball-form colorless shade with frosted finish. Fitted with a Spar Brenner burner, inappropriate colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade fitter with a minor flake. Burner with imperfections, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA. Ex-collection of Ruth E. Smith.
Dimensions: 7 1/4" H to top of shade, 3 3/8" H to top of collar, 2" x 2 3/4" base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 247, fig. 623.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.