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Lot 198

FIRE FLY MINIATURE LAMP

Estimate: $150 - $250
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$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 LAMPS, LOT OF TWO, blue and colorless, bell-form font embossed "FIRE FLY" and with nine stars over a band of hearts, underside with an eight-point star, one with an opaque white chimney-shade, period collars. Fitted with period Olmstead single-tube burner. Fourth quarter 19th century. 3 7/8" H to top of chimney-shade, 1 7/8" H to top of collar, 1 1/2" D base.
Literature: Parallels Smith - Miniature Lamps I, p. 39, fig. 7, right.

Condition

Undamaged fonts. One burner lacking shade holder, chimney-shade undamaged and with normal as-made roughness.