04-13-2019 04-13-2019
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3234B Boston
April 13, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Pair of Grand Tour Regency-style Bronze Colza-oil Rhyton Lamps

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 13, 2019 10:00AM


Pair of Grand Tour Regency-style Bronze Colza-oil Rhyton Lamps, probably England, late 19th century in the manner of Thomas Messenger, each boar-headed base with a later electric candle, two sockets, fabric shade with adjustable holder, unmarked, approx. ht. 18 1/2, rhyton ht. 7 1/4, wd. 10, dp. 5 in.

Note: Derived from a rhyton illustrated in Piranesi's Vasi, Candelabri Cippi, Sarcofagi, Tripodi Lucerne ed ornamenti antichi.
Estimate $800-1,200

Wear to patina, shades sunned. May lack element between vase and base of the candlestick.

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Thomas Messenger, United Kingdom