Lot 63: PORCELAIN LION-HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN LION-HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, brown and tan naturalistic tones with facial features, with teeth showing, edge of base impressed "8332", colorless ball-form shade with satin finish, period collar marked "*DAISY*DRGM". Fitted with a period string burner.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and shade. Burner with some light surface rust.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8 7/8" H top of chimney, 3 3/4" to top of collar, 2 5/8" DOA base.
Exhibited: Parallels Hulsebus I - Miniature Victorian Lamps, p. 96, fig. 265.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.