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22 October 2016 (in progress)
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Lot 84: EMBOSSED CAST METAL MINIATURE LAMP(22 views)
Description: EMBOSSED CAST METAL MINIATURE LAMP, gold wash, compressed globular-form vase holder with stippled dot pattern, supported by four claw feet, drop-in copper font with cast shoulder, amber ball-form shade with circle and daisy and dot pattern, period collar with illegible markings. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, font with a light dent to base, shade rims with minute flakes/roughness. Burner undamaged, chimney top with roughness.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 5/8" H to top of shade, 4 3/8" H to top of collar, 4 3/4" D foot.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 224, fig. 554. Shade as Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 70.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.