Lot 75: WAISTED RIB-OPTIC WITH HORIZONTAL RIBS MINIATURE LAMP
October 22, 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: WAISTED RIB-OPTIC WITH HORIZONTAL RIBS MINIATURE LAMP, blue opalescent stripe, ball-form font, matching stripe pattern ball-form chimney-shade, period collar. Fitted with a period Acorn burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, chimney-shade fitter with a manufacturing flaw, each rim with normal roughness. Burner gallery lacking two chimney-shade prongs.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 6 1/2" H to top of chimney-shade, 3 3/8" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 210, fig. 512.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.