Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

April 21, 2023: Fine & Decorative Arts - Day 3

Fri, Apr 21, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 2002


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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NAILSEA / VERRE MOIRE MINIATURE LAMP, cranberry/raspberry with opal looping's and satin finish, fairy lamp style with three-piece construction, circular-form saucer base with large scalloped smooth rim bowl holder, matching patterned drop-in cylinder-form font with banded/ringed top which fits into the saucer base, matching dome-form shade with smooth rim, period collar. Fitted with a period burner and shade ring. Fourth quarter 19th/early 20th century. 7 3/8" H to top of shade, 3 1/2" to top of collar, 8 3/8" D saucer base.
Published: Solverson - Those Fascinating Little Lamps, p. 67 and 68, fig. 183.


Font with several scattered as-made broken bubbles, interior with residue; dome undamaged and with normal roughness to top rim and body with a tiny potstone, each as made; saucer base with several scattered minor flakes/roughness to rim which supports font, collar with significant denting and adhered. Burner with repairs at shade support rods, chimney fitter with minor flakes/roughness.

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From the Gerry and Kathy Turner Collection, Colorado Springs, CO.
Ex-collection Barbara and Moe Tourison collection.
Ex-collection of John F. Solverson.