Lot 44: SANTA CLAUS FIGURAL GLASS MINIATURE LAMP
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: SANTA CLAUS FIGURAL GLASS MINIATURE LAMP, opaque white with red, black and gray decoration, base with light opalescence, head and body form the shade with red decoration to the top and bottom, black legs and black boots standing on a white mound of snow (font). Period burner and correct shade ring. Fitted with a non-period Nutmeg burner. Consolidated Lamp & Glass Co.
Condition Report: Base undamaged with some minute roughness to platform under collar, shade with a diagonal crack to sack, expected minor wear to decoration. Burner undamaged.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Dimensions: 9 1/2" H to top of shade, 3 1/42" D base.
Exhibited: Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 50, fig. VII.
Medium: Circa 1894.