BLEEDING HEART EMBOSSED MINIATURE LAMP, colorless with lavender-blue stain and satin finish, square-form font with alternating panels of ribs, each window with a bright enameled vine, petal and flower, matching patterned and decorated square-form shade with scallop top, period collar. Fitted with a Spar Brenner burner, colorless chimney. Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 8 3/4" HOA to top of shade, 4 1/4" H to top of collar, 2 1/8" D base.
Undamaged except for shade top with some very minute roughness, minor wear to decorations.
Literature: Parallels Hulsebus - Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era, p. 48, fig. 98.
Provenance: Collection of Helen A. Feltner, Winchester, VA.