Lot 87: HONEYCOMB-OPTIC MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: HONEYCOMB-OPTIC MINIATURE LAMP, cranberry, globular-form font, three colorless applied ribbed feet, matching patterned and slightly darker globular-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp, shade with normal minute roughness to rims, as made. Burner air-flow screen with light denting, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5 7/8" H to top of shade, 3" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 237, fig. 521.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.