Lot 1194 View Catalog
Rare Pair of English Patinated Bronze Argand Lamps with "Continents" Decoration, circa 1825, the tapered patinated bronze standards set in molded gilt-bronze bezels, with a gilt-bronze applied figure of "Asia" on one, seated on a camel, and "America" on the other, portrayed as a Native American, the gilt capitals hold breathers under a reeded element, the decorative band around the tanks portrays flora and leaves, now fitted with electric sockets and period trumpet-shaped floral- and grape-cut shades, h. 21", dia. 5-1/4".
|Estimate||$700 – $1,000|
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