Lot 54: MATCH HOLDER FIGURAL MINIATURE FINGER LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: MATCH HOLDER FIGURAL MINIATURE FINGER LAMP, amber, ribbed cylinder-form font adjacent to a molded basket-weave pattern match holder with handle, matching patterned conical-form chimney-shade, No. 1 Taplin-Brown collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner. Attributed to U. S. Glass Co.
Condition Report: Font and burner undamaged, chimney-shade fitter with losses, top with normal roughness, as made, collar with a minor dent.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8" H to top of chimney-shade, 2 3/4" D font base, 4 1/2" L with match holder.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 55, fig. 52.
Medium: Late 19th century.