Stunning 19th Century French Hand Painted Porcelain Lamp; Elaborate Gilt Mounts
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Stunning 19th Century French Hand Painted Porcelain Lamp; Elaborate Gilt Mounts:
Stunning 19th century French oil lamp, electrified with a pair of cluster sockets with pull chains and adjustable stem. Beautiful russet-colored porcelain body, painted with scenes with putti rendering in the "grisaille" style. The scene on the front appears to be of a group of them leading a ram, while drinking wine. The reverse side is a single cherub enjoying a glass while standing next to a cask of wine. Ivy circles the upper portion of the porcelain. Exceptionally detailed mounts.In excellent antique condition. No structural issues. Electrical is modern and works well. Sits completely level and vertical.24" tall to the top of the column, 28" to the top of the socket. 6.75" square at the feet. Shipping is free within the continental United States.