Lot 218: VICTORIAN DECORATED COUNTER CIGAR LIGHTER / LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN DECORATED COUNTER CIGAR LIGHTER / LAMP, opal vase with tan ground and winter scene decoration, fitted with a removable brass font, metal base with two sleeve holders, matching decorated ball-form shade. Fitted with a Union Ratchet burner. Probably Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade and burner, expected minute wear to decoration, vase and shade rims with some normal minor mold roughness, as made, lacking lighter accessories.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 10 1/8" H to top of shade, 5 1/4" H to top of vase, 4 3/4" SQ base.
Exhibited: Parallels Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co. Illustrated Catalogue 1883/1884, p. 206, top right.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.