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Lot 124: CAST METAL JUNIOR BANQUET VASE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: CAST METAL JUNIOR BANQUET VASE LAMP, elongated urn-form font holder, olive green and orange enameled and textured body, applied stylized metal leaf ornamentation to body, cast metal with later gold finish foot with heavily embossing depicting Mephistopheles and shell tip feet, brass drop-in font, colorless ball-form shade with gilded stylized griffin decoration and interior satin finish, period collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Victor burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, font base with some light denting, shade trim ring with light denting and each rim with normal minor flakes/roughness, some light wear/losses to interior satin finish. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 14 5/8" H to top of shade, 6 3/4" H to top of collar, 4 3/4" SQ foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 179, fig. 411.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.