Rare Antique Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Lamp By Andreas Ruff, Vienna, Elephant
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Rare Antique Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Lamp By Andreas Ruff, Vienna, Elephant:
Fabulous antique Andreas Ruffbronze lamp of the Elephant with the Rider passing through Moorish archway under the palm tree.
This massive orientalist style lamp was created in the first quarter of the20th century by Andreas Ruff.
It has original cold painted polychrome colors, well preserved for the age. It is in outstanding original condition.
Lamp Size - Height 20in, width of the base16in and length at the widest location is9.5in.
Leaves rotate and can be moved around to create a personalized appearance (including the one that is shown in the lowered position - it can move up high and remain with the rest). There is one leaf missing.
It is marked on the base with RUFF and AUSTRIA as shown in the last photo.
Lamp is in the working condition (there are two lights - one in the tower and another among the palm leaves). For continuous use, it should be rewired as the current set is probablyoriginal to the lamp.
Additional photos and description are available on request.
Andreas Ruff (1885 - 1951) was Hungarian heritage artist who lived and created inVienna, Austria in theearly part of the 20th century. His first namecan also be found in references as Andor, Andres orAndras.
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