Lot 203: SUNFLOWER MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SUNFLOWER MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with polychrome decoration to embossed pattern, ball-form font, matching pattern and decorated umbrella-form shade with opalescence, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and shade with expected minor wear to decoration, shade rims with normal roughness, as made. Burner with soldering and frozen, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/8" H to top of shade, 3 1/2" H to top of collar, 2 1/2" SQ overall base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 108, fig. 206.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.