2007 Fall Select Auction

Lamps and Lighting

365. Pair of early 19th century Russian figural gilt bronze seven-light candelabra, each with semi draped woman holding a wreath in one hand, and in the other a large torch supporting the candle arms, all finely decorated with acanthus scrolls and blossoms, pedestal with petal-tip rims surrounding continuous frieze of cherubs and animals at play, top of each pedestal features the crest of Prince Demidov supported by two beasts and under a crown, 31.5", electrified, excellent condition. The Demidov (Dimidoff, Demidow) family acquired great wealth in the 18th century through iron mining and the production of weapons for the tsars. 5,000-10,000
330. Handel Teroca overlay Arts and Crafts table lamp, eight-paneled shade of mottled amber and cream slag glass with detailed lattice work to skirt in design of green oak leaves and red-brown acorns. Shade marked Handel Lamps, 18"d, excellent condition. The Handel base is a classic A&C form in a rich red-brown and green patina, three-socket top with acorn pulls, replaced cord. Original felt bottom missing. 23"h. 3,500-4,000
332. Handel Arts and Crafts table lamp, stunning reverse painted chipped-ice shade with six large burgundy, olive green and tan chrysanthemum blossoms with olive green leaves each culminating into a black linear decoration at shade opening, all on a tan and muted yellow background. Shade signed Handel 3167, B., 12.5"d, total height is 20", expected minor paint flaking and minor roughness to bottom rim, terrific condition. The base, marked Handel, is in a strong A&C design of overlapping leaves with a classic reeded stem. Gooseneck, two-socket top with acorn pulls, newly replaced cord. 2,500-3,500
357. Austrian bronze tent lamp, large example with great detail. An arab man stands on a large carpet next another man kneeling with his hand in a box of merchandise, behind him sits a table holding a hookah, coffee pot and lidded box. Leaning against and hanging from the tapestry tent are weapons, a long-handled fan, water jugs, and necklaces, and a large lantern hangs from the front, all of it mounted to black marble base. 14"h x 11"w x 9.5"d, some paint wear, a few chips to marble, including rear chip to corner, one mounting screw is missing nut under marble. 5,000-8,000
360. German bronze arab tent lamp with bare breasted woman holding tapestry under canopy, impressed GERMANY, 9.5"h x 6.25"w x 5"d, old paint partially worn. 1,500-2,500
334. Handel bronze boudoir lamp, leaded glass Apple Blossom shade with petals in shades of pink, orange, lavender and cream with yellow centers, and leaves in shades of green, aqua and white. Bronze base with basket weave texture in red-brown patina, felt bottom missing. 14"h x 10"d, excellent condition. 2,500-3,500
331. Handel table lamp, reverse painted chipped ice shade with landscape in green, blue, red, brown and yellow, shade marked HANDEL to shade interior and metal fitter ring, Handel base with ribbed stem, unmarked, 21.5"h, 14.75"d shade, narrow 0.25" chip to rim. 2,500-3,500
335. Handel table lamp, reverse painted chipped ice shade with landscape with flying birds in green, orange, yellow and brown, shade marked 6504 HANDEL to shade interior and metal fitter ring, base impressed HANDEL with cloth label to base, 22"h, 15"d, small flake to shade rim, two chips to base, base has numbers scratched into surface. 2,500-3,500
358. Austrian style arab figural lamp, man seated on tiled floor surrounded by weapons and backed by a hanging rug, hanging domed light fixture with six glass panels in red, green and blue, back impressed Germany. Repaired splits to light fixture, sword missing handle, spear partially detached, some visible solder, rewired. 14"h x 7"w x 5"d. 2,500-3,500
359. Austrian bronze figural lamp, two arabs in hut with swinging cook pot over fire and utensils hanging on stone wall, marked Austria on back, faint polychrome paint, 8.5"h x 7"w x 6"d, excellent condition. 1,500-2,500
367. Florentine bronze and crystal chandelier, copy of a chandelier from the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, 6" and 4" broad crystals, floral crystals, faceted crystals around crown framework to top, 6" pointed glass finials, large center font, 30"h. 2,000-3,000
345. Reverse painted table lamp, six ribbed glass panels decorated with fans of polychrome acanthus leaves, six sided base with panels of garlands and blossoms on trellis work in relief with polychrome accents, 24"h, 20"d shade, excellent condition. 1,200-1,800
368. Murano glass chandelier, blue grape clusters with green leaves, clear bobeches and hanging crystal chains, 30"h x 18"d. 1,000-2,000
347. Bradley & Hubbard slag glass table lamp, six panel shade with mottled cream and brown glass, leaf and berry overlay with excellent detail and depth, base with ribbed urn-form stem and two rings of leaf and berry motif to foot, cast-embossed Bradley & Hubbard Mfg Co with oil lamp icon to base, 22"h, 16.25"d, excellent condition with insignificant chips to interior of one panel. 800-1,200
394. Pair of gold plated Italian bronze candle sticks by Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892), Louis XV style, highly detailed work with wreaths and blossoms, reeded and gadrooned stem, marked F BARBEDIENNE to side of bases, 11", excellent condition. 800-1,200
401. Pair of Louis XVI French gilt bronze two-light sconces, arrow and ribbon form, decorated with blossoms, acanthus leaves, bead work, beaded chains, back marked with C in diamond foundry mark, 24"h x 10"w, slight bend to one. 800-1,200
348. Art Nouveau period table lamp with obverse painted landscape shade, base decorated with stylized acanthus leaves and trellis work, 24"h, 18"d, small chips to fitter rim. 600-800
Pair of Sampson Chinese porcelain lamps on French ormolu bases, ribbed vases with floral decorations and gold linear accents, dolphin footed base with reticulated bottom section, porcelain is 12"h, one ormolu base is bent. 600-800
400. French bronze Victorian highly ornate seven-light candelabra, twisting acanthus leaf arms, open work to stem, acanthus leaves to base with three paw feet, excellent condition, original patina, 23"h x 14"d. 400-600
349. Pair of four-light crystal candelabra, four S-curve arms, hanging crystal chains, 23"h x 15"d, excellent condition. 400-600
340. Reverse painted 1920s table lamp with lakeside landscape with trees and distant mountains, base with artichoke finial and acanthus scrolls to stem and foot, 24"h x 18"d, two small chips to interior of shade at bottom, minor roughness at fitter, minor paint loss to base. 400-600
369. c.1920s Satin brass chandelier, nine lights with etched glass shades and hanging crystals, urn form stem, 34"h. 300-500
342. Aladdin lamp, c.1935-36, base in rose moonstone in the Corinthian form, with pink model #201 shade, original chimney with etched Aladdin signature, burner knob marked Mantle Lamp Co NU-TYPE Model B Aladdin Patents Pending Made in USA Chicago Ill, total height 24". 350-450
343. Gooseneck table lamp, signed Quezal iridescent shade, red zipper pattern with trailing burgundy decoration on cream ground, gold interior, nice bronzed metal base with reeded stem, acanthus leaf foot, and fern leaves to base of stem and over fitter, acorn pull, original fitter screws, excellent condition. Shade 2 3/16" diameter top, 6 3/8" diameter bottom, 4" high. 350-550
396. Bronze Art Nouveau four-light candelabra, c.1900, broad acanthus leaves to arms, drip pans and base, with chased texturing, excellent condition, original patina, 12"h x 13"d. 300-500
128. 19th century tri-corner lamp, from the Jane Magsig collection, probably Shaker, tin and glass housing with round chimney top, ruffled tin reflector, lamp marked The Steel Mantle Light Co Toledo OH USA, 17"h, 14.25" each side, good condition with some losses to metal at base of glass. 400-600
395. Whale oil lamp, twin tube burner, etched font with swags, criss-cross pattern, half-circles and tassels, threaded stem, threaded stem, brass over iron base, 67 impressed in iron, 9.75"h, 4.25"d base, very good condition. 300-500
402. Pair of wrought iron and brass table lamps, pad foot tripod bases, adjustable height arms, brass font, 20th century, 21.75"h x 14"d, excellent condition, needs rewiring. 250-450