PORCELAIN PUG DOG FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, brown and white ground with naturalistic facial features, sitting with front paws up in a begging position, circular base depicting a rock formation, underside impressed "PS / L RD 33372", brown glass eyes, opaque white umbrella-form shade, period collar. Fitted with a period burner, colorless chimney. Together with non-period and published green ball-form shade with bead and scroll pattern. Two pieces total. Circa 1899. 13" H to top of shade, 6 1/2" H to top of collar, 4" D base.
Excellent condition, reverse with an area of loss adjacent to tail, edge of rock formation with some minor flakes, shade undamaged and with normal fitter roughness, as made. Shade holder soldered to burner, chimney undamaged.
Literature: Base as Smith/Feltner - The Accurate Price Guide for Miniature Lamps I and II, fig. 68.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.