Pair brass japanese lamps

Sep 14, 2021. 23:26 UTC
Pair Brass Japanese lamps
Joyce
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

There is a wood base with a Japanese/oriental girl holding a basket with writing on it. The top of the basket has a turtle or tortoise on it. This turtle lid comes off and inside is a small light

Provenance

No details known. When we received it we changed the electrical cord so we could plug it in

Answered within 1 day
Sep 16, 10:01 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$125 - $175 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$175 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Joyce,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
These look to be about 8 inches tall and what I've based the value on; if they are larger (or smaller) that that by a few inches please let me know so I can re-evaluate as necessary.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A pair of Japanese export cast brass censor-form table lamps
early 20th Century
Each in the form of a kneeling female fgure holding a covered basket with turtle finial opening to reveal a lamp, on a wooden base, electrified.
approximately 8 inches high
CONDITION: electrified
$125-175 for the pair*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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