07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Continental Bronze Lamp Base with Cameo Glass Shade

$2,844$2,400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Bronze Lamp Base with Cameo Glass Shade, late 19th/early 20th century, the lamp base with figures of a wary lion and lioness on naturalistic base, the stem formed as a tree trunk, electrified, ht. to top of tree 15 1/4, together with a French cameo glass shade, decorated with horse chestnuts and leaves, with sawtooth edge, dia. 11 7/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

electrical fittings of lamp likely later. nut holding shade to lamp replaced. bronze with minor scratching/age wear to patina.
associated shade with minor small firing bubbles, unobstrusive flaw in glass at hole to top, and minor chips around perimeter of hole.
shade and base unmarked.

Keywords

Cameo Glass Shade