Vintage hand painted red torchiere floor lamp

Jan 15, 2021. 04:09 UTC
Vintage Hand Painted Red Torchiere Floor Lamp
rhonda
United States of America

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
Yes
Description

This lamp is a deep red torchiere with a pull chain for on/off. There are painted scenes at the top of the piece and there are flowers painted at the circular base of the lamp. It is 66.25 inches high and 10.25 inches in diameter at the base. The torchiere top is 10.25 inches in diameter as well. The paint at the base is very worn. It appears to be Chinese. It was an estate sale piece.

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 8 hours
Jan 15, 12:01 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$300 - $500 USD

Insurance Value

$800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Rhonda,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Chinoiserie red and parcel gilt tole (painted tin) floor lamp
Probably European, late 19th/early 20th Century
With a red ground overall, the inverted bell-shaped top and circular foot with Chinoiserie decoration depicting, on the top, a building in a landscape and, on the foot, floral decorations.
66 1/4 inches high by 10 1/4 inches diameter
CONDITION: flaking and paint losses throughout.
PROVENANCE: acquired at an estate sale
$300-500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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