Lot 219: VICTORIAN DECORATED PANEL-OPTIC MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: VICTORIAN DECORATED PANEL-OPTIC MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, colorless with polychrome and gilt decorated geometrical pattern, light satin finish, elongated-form font with colorless applied handle, base with turquoise beads, near matching conical-form shade with ruby beads, period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and shade except for lacking one turquoise bead at base, expected minute wear to decoration. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 3/4" H to top of shade, 3 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 5/8" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 224, fig. 484.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.