CASED MULTI-COLORED SPATTER MINIATURE LAMP, red, green, yellow and pink flakes, unpatterned globular-form font, colorless applied base with five toes, matching patterned globular-form shade with star-crimped rim, period nickel-plate collar with hatched band. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 7 1/2" H to top of shade, 4" H to top of collar, 2 7/8" D base.
(UPDATED 10/21/16) Excellent condition, font undamaged, base toes with losses to the tips, shade top with a minor flake to edge and fitter with normal flakes/roughness, as made. Burner deflector with light denting, chimney undamaged.
Literature: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 215, fig. 528.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.
Ex-collection of Kathryn Luckenbill.