Description: PORCELAIN SEATED CAT FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, white ground with realistic decoration, curled tail between front legs, sitting on a green/brown earth-tone figural rock base, pale blue ribbon around neck, yellow glass eyes, period collar. Fitted with a Kosmos-type burner.
Dimensions: 8 1/2" H to top of collar, 4 1/2" D base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.
Condition Report: Undamaged except for some minute roughness to tip of tail, as made, collar lacking a section adjacent to ear.
Exhibited: Published: Base in Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 70.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
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