Lot 42: PRIMROSE MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PRIMROSE MINIATURE LAMP, opaque Nile green, slightly darker matching pattern umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Gillinder and Sons.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, shade rims with normal roughness, as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 3/4" H to top of shade, 4" H to top of collar, 3" D base.
Exhibited: Published: McDonald - Evolution of the Night Lamp, p. 56 bottom right. Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 92, fig. 158.
Medium: Circa 1896.