Antique lamps

Feb 20, 2018. 03:34 UTC
Antique Lamps
Beverly
United States of America

Category
Antique lamps

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
Maybe
Description

Pair of Gorgeous Ornate figural nude, clean and in excellent condition. Nothing needed to change other than a loose socket. No chips, cracks or damage! Large Lamps. weigh 11 pounds each! Lamps measure Height 22", Circumference 31", Base 9x12 Double brass octagon base. Bottom base has lattice. Natural patina to polish or not! Outstanding display for table or buffet Beautiful multi-colored. Most dominate color is green background!

Provenance

I bought this at an antique mall

Answered within about 12 hours
Feb 20, 15:25 UTC
By Nora Curl

Fair Market Value

$400 - $700 USD

Insurance Value

$1,100 USD
What does this mean?

This is a pair of Italian Capodimonte reticulated bas-relief molded and polychrome glazed urn vases that have been mounted on pressed metal plinths and converted to lamps. These date to the 20th century and fall in the category of Hollywood Regency style decor. Capodimonte is the original name of the 18th century Italian Royal Porcelain Factory; when it was disbanded the name was not trademark protected and what followed were that hundreds of porcelain firms in Italy and elsewhere used the name Capo-di-Monte as their own. The them on yours are female classical allegorical figures; the half figure handles are referred to as 'terms'. Porcelain does not gain a natural patina (bronze does) and porcelain should not be polished (sterling silver gets polished); a light, careful surface dusting should suffice. The estimate is for the pair together and based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables. Retail 'asking prices' can be higher and vary.

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