Lot 39: PORCELAIN OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN OWL FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, white ground with gilt decoration, sitting position on a brown ground rock formation with applied porcelain flowers, underside impressed "78" and Registry mark, handwritten "18", yellow glass eyes, cased dark to light rose umbrella-form swirled rib shade with satin finish and crimped rim, period collar. Fitted with a F. T. Sale Safety burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, owl and setup undamaged, base with flakes and some minor losses to flowers.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 14" H to top of shade, 6 1/2" H to top of collar, 4 x 4 1/2" base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 75.