Stunning 19th Century Antique Dresden Richard Klemm Urn Centerpiece Compote Lamp For Sale
We are pleased to offer this exquisite, antique, Dresden centerpiece/compote lamp. The piece bears the blue Richard Klemmcrown RKmark on the inside of the bottom section which dates it to the late 1800s or early 1900s. This is an exceptional centerpiece with2 sections. The bottom or base sectionfeatures gilded porcelain with intricate designs and patterns. Fashioned as aurn, there are detailed acanthus scrolls, bellflower swags anda figural cherub/siren on each side of the footed base.The bowl is whitewitha two sidedscene in deep relief. One side features two loverswith the opposite sidedepicting a castle in the countryside. The scenes are complimented with large detailed trees and flowers. The bowl is matte with a shiny, opalescentarea at and under therimsection. The bowl opening is adorned with gilded petite roses and leaves. I don't know if the piece was originally a lamp or if it was a centerpiece with the bowl bolted to the base. As it is, the wiring is fairly new with an on/off switch on the cord. The socket is acting as the attachment screw andis what holds the bowl to the base. This is a stunning piecethat could be converted to aconventional centerpiecequite easily. However, it is a GORGEOUS lamp with the finest in detail. The piece is in very good condition with no cracks or chips. There isvery little evidence of age or use. Thegilded base is not as shiny as the roses on the top of the piece. I do not know if this is purposeful or if it is due to age.
The piece measures as follows: Together, the centerpiece is 20.75" tall. The base is 12.25" tall and the bowl is 8.5" tall. The base and the bowl are each 9" wide. The centerpiece is 6" deep (front to back) at the base and at the deepest bowl measurement.
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Stunning 19th Century Antique Dresden Richard Klemm Urn Centerpiece Compote Lamp: $1,400