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Lot 98: GLASS MALE BUST FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS MALE BUST FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, rubina, fitted with a cap, rope-twist edge base, cased cranberry umbrella-form shade with panels and fine ribs, period collar. Fitted with a period burner and oversized shade ring.
Condition Report: Undamaged font, some interior residue to cavities, shade with a crack off rim and extending horizontally into pattern, along with the normal minor flakes/roughness to rims, as made. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 1/4" H to top of shade, 4 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" D base.
Exhibited: Font, Hulsebus II - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 118, fig. 247.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.