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Lot 56: PANEL-OPTIC MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PANEL-OPTIC MINIATURE LAMP, amberina elongated egg-form font, amber applied base with five raised toes and five leaf ornaments to font, each with a ribbed pattern, matching patterned dark to light persimmon umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, one toe tip with a minor loss/roughness, shade top with a small chip and normal minute flakes/roughness to each rim. Burner deflector with light denting, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 5/8" H to top of shade, 4 3/4" H to top of collar, 3" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 228, fig. 495.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.