Lot 28: GLASS OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with gray and black shading, orange eyes and green base, body serves as the font, ball-form head serves as shade, period collar. Fitted with a non-period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, expected minute wear to decorations, shade rims with normal roughness, as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 7/8" H to top of shade, 4" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 205, fig. 497.
Medium: Late 19th/early 20th century.