Lot 3: GLASS SANTA CLAUS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: GLASS SANTA CLAUS FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with unusual red, black and gray decoration, head and body form the shade with red decoration to the top and bottom, legs and boots standing on a mound of snow (font) with black decoration. Period burner and correct shade ring. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Consolidated Lamp & Glass Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, reverse of snow mound base with an annealing line and shade rim with some minor roughness, each as made.
Notes: This is the first example we have sold with this decoration.
Dimensions: 9 1/2" H to top of shade, 3 3/8" D base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 50, fig. VII and this decoration parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 178, fig. 349.
Medium: Circa 1894.