Lot 224: PORCELAIN ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN ELEPHANT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, elephant in natural gray ground and with naturalistic facial features, standing position with a blanket in pastel shades, supported by an earth-tone rock formation, underside impressed "Rd 102613", period collar. Fitted with a Hornet-type burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Base edge with a small area of professional restoration, scattered hairlines to the body. Burner deflector with light denting, chimney undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 5 3/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" x 4 1/8" base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 171, fig. 329.
Medium: Circa 1888.