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Lot 0007
SWAN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP, opaque pink body with pale pink head and base, font with oval base having a plain table ring without the usually seen double row of beads, matching pattern umbrella shade embossed with three swans between cattails, period collar. Fitted with a period Nutmeg burner, colorless chimney. Fourth quarter 19th century. 7 3/4" H to top of shade, 3 3/4" H to top of collar, 2 3/4" x 3 3/4" base.
Excellent condition, font undamaged, neck does not include the usual annealing cracks; shade rims with normal as-made roughness, fitter with a flake resulting in an 1 1/2" diagonal crack into the body, top rim with a 1/2" diagonal crack off edge, one lily with some undissolved material. Burner with some light corrosion, chimney undamaged.
Literature: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 206, fig. 499.
Provenance: Barbara and Moe Tourison collection.

Condition

Excellent condition, font undamaged, neck does not include the usual annealing cracks; shade rims with normal as-made roughness, fitter with a flake resulting in an 1 1/2" diagonal crack into the body, top rim with a 1/2" diagonal crack off edge, one lily with some undissolved material. Burner with some light corrosion, chimney undamaged.

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SWAN FIGURAL MINIATURE LAMP

Estimate $600 - $900Apr 26, 2019