Lot 215: VICTORIAN DECORATED MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN DECORATED MINIATURE LAMP, cranberry with polychrome and gilt decoration of lilies-of-the-valley and tassels, conical-form font, matching decorated ball-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Font undamaged, shade with a medial bruise and a crack off rim extending diagonally into the body, minor wear to decorations. Burner lacking deflector, chimney with damage.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/4" H to top of shade, 3 1/8" H to top of collar, 2" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 79 fig. XXIII.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.