Lot 86: GLASS BULL-DOG HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS BULL-DOG HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, colorless with frosted finish, gold enamel and enameled decoration facial features, matching patterned and decorated conical-form chimney-shade with bull-dog heads, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Hornet burner.
Condition Report: Font undamaged, shade with a significant crack, expected wear to decoration. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA. Ex-collection of Ruth E. Smith.
Dimensions: 7 3/4" H to top of chimney-shade, 3 1 /4" H to top of collar, 2" D base, 3 1/4" LOA.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 204, fig. 494.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.