Lot 73: VICTORIAN DECORATED MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN DECORATED MINIATURE LAMP, cranberry with polychrome and gilt decoration of flower petals and scrolls, compressed globular-form font, matching decorated ball-form shade with light satin finish to interior, period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade and chimney, minute wear to decoration. Burner thumbwheel frozen.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5 3/4" H to top of shade, 2 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 1/4" D base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 222 fig. 478.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.