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Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904)A "Butterflies" Table Lamp, France, circa 1910Overlaid and acid-etched glass
Raised, acid-etched signature to shade: "Galle"
H: 14, Dia: 7 in.
PROVENANCE:Private Collection, New York, NY


shade has no apparent chips or cracks; 1/8 inch diameter internal bubble presenting near surface at edge of one butterfly wing; armature old and likely original to lamp, one screw threading at shade and not movable with screw head missing; rewired, new cording and threading, sockets and casing; some scuffs to base rim commensurate with age and contact with metal elements; interior of base foot with possible post production grinding, not visible on exterior

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Émile Gallé (French, 1846-1904), A "Butterflies" Table

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jan 28, 2020
Starting Price $400
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Ships fromPhiladelphia, PA, US
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Auction Curated By:
Andrew Taggart
Associate Specialist, American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts