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Miniature Lamps

Miniature or Night Lamps are a petite form of the kerosene oil lamps manufactured during the Victorian Era. These fully functional lamps, sometimes referred to as "courting lamps", were used for night or low lighting, . Earlier lamps tend to be more utilitarian, with later Victorian examples more elaborately decorated. All forms of Victorian art glass are represented; pressed; optic and /or opalescent patterned in crystal, cranberry, pink, ruby, blue, green, yellow; cased, gloss and satin; Mother-of-Pearl, Cut-Velvet, Amberina, Burmese, Vaseline, and Nailsea. Miniature skater's lanterns and Fairy lamps will be included on this page. Reference #'s listed on the miniature lamps are from Smith's "Miniature Lamps" 1 & 2. If you have a question or need assistance locating a special item, please
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Red and Yellow Cased
End-of-Day Beaded Swirl
Miniature Lamp
Circa 1880
8 1/4" Flawless S1-369
$595.00

 

Pink Satin Beaded Drape
Miniature Lamp
Circa 1880
9 1/4" Minor Flakes Top Rim
$395.00

 

Pink Satin Artichoke
Miniatiure Lamp
Circa 1880
6 3/4" Flawless S1-385
$475.00

 

Grand Vals Miniature
Time & Light Lamp S1-23
Original Burner
Original White Beehive Shade
Flawless
Circa 1880
SOLD

Opalescent Blue Satin Drape
Miniature Lamp
Circa 1880
8 1/2" Flawless S1-231
$295.00

Opalescent Apple Green Drape
Miniature Lamp
Circa 1880
8 1/4" S1-231 Flawless
$285.00

 

Emerald Green Globe
Skater's Lantern
Original Period Globe
Original Patina On Metalwork
Circa 1880-90
6 1/2" Tall

SOLD

Robin's Egg Blue Satin Cased
Miniature Lamp
Circa 1880-90
10 1/2" S1-390

SOLD

     
     


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