Lot 189: PORCELAIN PUG DOG FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN PUG DOG FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, tan and white ground with naturalistic facial features, sitting with front paws up in a begging position, circular base depicting a rock formation, underside impressed "PS / L RD 33372 / 35" and handwritten "48", brown glass eyes, opaque white umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a Falk, Stadelmann & Co. burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Good condition, reverse of dog with a light vertical approximate 3" hairline off collar, shade rim with a minute flake and fitter with an adhered chip. Burner with light denting, one shade arm with a repair.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 13 1/4" H to top of shade, 6 1/2" H to top of collar, 4" D base.
Exhibited: Published: Base in Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 68.
Medium: Circa 1899.