Lot 191A: SYLVIA MINIATURE PEG LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SYLVIA MINIATURE PEG LAMP, opaque white globular-form font with floral gilt decoration, fitted in a satin finished columnar-form and beaded base with non-matching gilt decoration, two-part combination shade with colorless fitter and opaque white top, No. 1 Atwood collar. Fitted with a period Plume & Atwood Hornet burner. Dithridge Glass Co.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, font undamaged and with expected wear to decoration, two base corners with minute flake/roughness, shade fitter with normal flakes/roughness, as made and top undamaged. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 12 3/4" H to top of shade, 9 1/4" H to top of collar, 3 1/2" SQ base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 148, fig. 326.
Medium: Circa 1894.