Lot 191: RAINDROP AIR-TRAP MOTHER-OF-PEARL SATIN MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: RAINDROP AIR-TRAP MOTHER-OF-PEARL SATIN MINIATURE LAMP, cased white, ball-form font with colorless applied base raised on five toes, matching patterned square-form shade with tightly-crimped rim, brass collar with hatched band. Fitted with an E. Miller Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, toes with flakes to the tips, shade rim with roughness, as made. Setup undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 8" H to top of shade, 4" H to top of collar, 3 1/4" D base.
Exhibited: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 240, fig. 602.
Medium: Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century.