Lot 179: PORCELAIN MONKEY AND BAMBOO FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN MONKEY AND BAMBOO FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, depicting a monkey in naturalistic brown/gray ground clinging to a cluster of bamboo (font) with a pink ground, underside stamped "20", period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Shoulder edge of bamboo with a minute and a moderate glaze flake along with some overall crazing, monkey and setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 3 1/4" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" DOA base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 166 fig. 318.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.