German lamp

Apr 07, 2020. 19:53 UTC
German Lamp
Dana
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

12-24 inches high 8-10 inches wide Ceramic/Pottery lamp base

Provenance

My Grandma passed a few months ago and it was stuck in a cabinet in an outside kitchen. I have no history but remember seeing it in the house when I was a child (i am now 50)

$30 - $50 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 15 hours
Apr 08, 11:04 UTC
By Delia

Good morning, Dana,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
The mark "Made in Germany" was used on pieces made for export outside Germany as of 1887 and was in place until 1945; it was not used again until Germany unified in 1989. Judging from the decoration, I would guess this to have been made in the early 20th Century, 1900-1920.

Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A glazed enamel decorated pottery jug-form lamp
Unattributed maker, Made in Germany, circa 1900-1920
Of jug form with large strap handle, the body decorated with figures seated at a table, the underside marked 'MADE IN GERMANY / 2042'; fitted as a lamp
Jug 12 inches; overall height 24 inches. diameter 8-10 inches
PROVENANCE: Inherited from grandmother
CONDITION: not examined in person but appears to be in generally good working condition; underside with crack.
$30-50*
* represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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