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Lot 273: ASSORTED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF SIX
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF SIX, including a panel and floral/Smith I, fig. 132; an embossed lilies/Smith I, fig. 139; a floral and cartouche/Smith I, fig. 237; a fleur-de-lis/Smith I, fig. 260 with ball-form shade with later applied decoration; a petal/Smith I, fig. 265; and a decorated/Smith I, fig. 324; each with matching patterned and decorated chimney-shade/shade, period collars. Fitted with period and non-period burners, three colorless chimneys.
Condition Report: Four examples undamaged, each with repainting or touch-up painting, primarily to the shades, panel and floral lacking a section of inner casing at top of font, petal example with a very light hairline to shade. One burner lacking a deflector, remaining components undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/4" to 10 1/4" H to top of chimney-shades/shades.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.