Lot 31: PORCELAIN SITTING MAN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN SITTING MAN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, depicting a smiling oriental/Buddha-type figure, large head with facial features and a single hair braid to the reverse, pale blue attire, amber shade with ringed body and a textured pattern, flared crimped circular-form rim, brass collar. Fitted with a Plume & Atwood burner.
Condition Report: Lamp and shade undamaged. Burner will not tighten and with minor imperfections to air draft.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 11" H to top of shade, 6 7/8" H to top of collar, 3 1/2 x 3 3/4" base.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.