Lot 34: GERMAN ERNST BOHNE SOHNE PORCELAIN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GERMAN ERNST BOHNE SOHNE PORCELAIN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, depicting a disgruntled oriental man with realistic facial features and lying on his back in a multi-color floral attire, holding back a significant large nut (font) with white ground and worn gilt decoration on his stomach, underside impressed "EBS / 36??" and a stamped blue anchor, No. 1 collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Victor burner.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, edge of base with a minute flake, collar with light denting. Burner with alterations to wick tube.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5 5/8" H to top of collar, 4 7/8 x 7 1/2" base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.