• Miniature Lamps
Lot 197

FIRE FLY MINIATURE BRACKET LAMP

Estimate: $100 - $150
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

FIRE FLY MINIATURE BRACKET LAMP, colorless globular-form font embossed "FIRE FLY" over a ribbed base, fitted in a black painted cast-iron single-arm bracket with scroll ornamentation and deflector, non-matching patterned cast-iron wall-mount plate, opaque white chimney-shade, period collar with patent information. Fitted with a period single-tube burner. Fourth quarter 19th century. Bracket 5" HOA, 5 1/4" LOA; font 3 3/4" H to top of chimney-shade, 1 3/4" H, 1 1/4" D base.
Literature: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps II, p. 55, fig. 53.

Condition

Font and bracket undamaged, reflector with repairs to the reverse, chimney-shade with a vertical crack and normal as-made roughness to the rims. Burner undamaged.