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Lot 20: PORCELAIN SMILING MONKEY HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE PEG LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN SMILING MONKEY HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE PEG LAMP, naturalistic facial features, brown glass eyes, brass stem post, impressed "Rd 27639", opaque white ball-form shade, brass collar. Fitted with a period burner. Displayed on a non-period ceramic candlestick holder.
Condition Report: Undamaged lamp and setup.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 11" H to top of shade, lamp 3 1/2" H, 3 1/4" D foot.
Exhibited: Font as Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 91, fig. 192.
Medium: Circa 1896.