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Art Nouveau Silvered Bronze, Carved Ivory, Shell and Iridescent Glass Table Lamp

Auction:
2481
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau Silvered Bronze, Carved Ivory, Shell and Iridescent Glass Table Lamp, likely Continental, late 19th/early 20th century, in the form of a carved ivory nude sprite reclining on a leaf, with tiny stone set silver arm bracelet and diadem, mounted on polished nautilus shell enclosing a single light, on silvered bronze base formed as stylized leaves and waves enclosing an adorsed dolphin and a sea turtle, the whole topped by a floriform light centered by an iridescent flaring shade, ht. 22 1/4 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

the ivory woman with age typical lining running horizontally through her whole figure. One of her wings with old break, so wing is off, but present. This wing with a very small chip to end of wing tip.

Keywords

Bracelet, Ivory, Mirrors, Silver

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