Lot 22: PORCELAIN TIGER HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: PORCELAIN TIGER HEAD FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, naturalistic decoration, open mouth with teeth, underside impressed "4279/2 / ETS", and an anchor in blue, period collar. Fitted with a period Lion Lamp Works burner, wicker shade with orange silk lining and a colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Undamaged except for a light scratch to reverse of tiger. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8" H to top of shade, 3 1/2" H to top of collar, 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" base.
Exhibited: Published: Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 72. Lamp as Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 169, fig. 324.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th century.