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Lot 249: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED PATTERN MINIATURE LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, comprising an opaque white with polychrome decoration Star/Smith I, fig. 241 example, matching pattern ball-form shade and a custard Smith II, fig. 219 example with unpatterned compressed font, worn gilt and red enamel floral decoration, lobe and bead custard chimney-shade with gilt decoration, each with a period collar. Each fitted with a period burner. One non-period colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Star undamaged, custard example with a small shallow chip to fitter, each shade rim with normal minute flakes/roughness, as made. One burner lacking deflector, remaining example and chimney undamaged.
Provenance: From a West Coast collection.
Dimensions: 8 1/2" H to top of shade, 4 3/8" H to top of collar, 4" D base and 6 1/8" H to top of chimney-shade, 2 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 7/8" D base.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.