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Gilt-bronze-mounted Sevres-style Porcelain Lamp Base

Auction:
3000B
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze-mounted Sevres-style Porcelain Lamp Base, France, 19th century, raised gold floral and foliate decoration to cobalt ground cover, neck, and socle, the body with polychrome enameled scene of a seated woman and cupid by her side, the reverse with a cherub, artist signed Bellanger, scrolled bronze foliate handles, ht. 28 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Surface of body with craquelure, some rubbing to bronze/hardware and loss to gilded decoration, representative of age-typical wear including scuffs.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Arts, Cupid, Scroll, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Visual arts

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