Lot 82A: PAIRPOINT "SWEDISH" OIL BURNING CANDLE NO. 88 MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PAIRPOINT "SWEDISH" OIL BURNING CANDLE NO. 88 MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with blue Delft and gilt decoration, swirled rib and scroll embossed font with tab handle and cut-and-shut scar under base, appropriate opal candle-form swirled shade, period collar with scalloped shoulder edge. Fitted with an incorrect period burner. Mt. Washington Glass Co./Pairpoint Manufacturing Co.
Condition Report: Undamaged, expected wear to gilding.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 7 1/4" H to top of shade, 3" H to top of collar, 4 7/8" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 194, fig. 395; and Wilson - Mt. Washington & Pairpoint Glass, vol. 1, p. 310, fig. 12-69 left.
Medium: Introduced 1897.