Lot 169: ORIENTAL DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ORIENTAL DECORATED OPAQUE GLASS MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with a pale gray ground, floral polychrome and gilt decoration, cylinder-form holder supported by three bamboo-patterned legs, underside with handwritten oriental markings, brass drop-in font, non-period and with later matching decoration ball-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup, shade rims with normal roughness, as made.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9" H to top of shade, 4 1/2" H to top of collar, 3 3/8" D base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.