Lot 146: FRENCH PORTEUX FIGURAL STEM LACEMAKER'S LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: FRENCH PORTEUX FIGURAL STEM LACEMAKER'S LAMP, colorless with frosted stem, globular-form font with a medial band of cut ovals, stem depicting a man in kilt, circular scalloped base with stylized lion heads in a frosted finish, underside embossed "PORTEUX". Fitted with a single-tube drop-in string burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged, font with interior residue to upper part. Burner with some light rust.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 11 1/2" H to top of font, 4 3/4" D foot.
Medium: Late 19th century.