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Lot 89: LITTLE HARRY'S MINIATURE LAMP

Important Miniature & other Kerosene Lighting

by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

22 October 2016

Mt. Crawford, VA, USA

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Description: LITTLE HARRY'S MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white, slightly tapered with convex band font, embossed "LITTLE HARRYS NIGHT LAMP", opaque white chimney-shade, period collar with patent information. Fitted with an Olmstead single-tube burner.

Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and chimney-shade, normal roughness to chimney-shade rims, as made. Burner with a repair to one chimney-shade prong.

Provenance: The collection of Frank and Karen McWright of Bethel, CT.

Dimensions: 4 3/8" H to top of chimney-shade, 2 1/4" H to top of collar, 2" D base.

Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 41, fig. 13.

Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.

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