Lot 200: SHELL AND FAN OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SHELL AND FAN OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white, square-form font with large shells on each corner and between seaweed, matching patterned umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Hornet burner, colorless chimney. Attributed to Nail City Stamping Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade and setup, font with scattered annealing lines, shade rims with normal minute flakes/roughness, each as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 1/2" H to top of shade, 4 7/8" H to top of collar, 2 1/2" SQ base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 133, fig. 281.
Medium: Circa 1893.