2008 Spring Select Auction

Lamps and Lighting

285. Austrian bronze arab-tent lamp, classic tall form with seated arab and coffee on bed of coals to interior, crescent finial over domed roof with four clover leaf windows in alternating red and yellow glass, base impressed MADE IN AUSTRIA, back impressed GESCHUTZT, 13.75"h x 8"w x 6.5"d. Condition: appears to be in original paint, showing some wear; finial bent; missing shield and weapons that hang on left side of door; missing tassels from right of door; seam between floor rug and right wall is loose. 5,000-7,000
165. Matched set of four bronze ram-head two-light sconces. Flaming urn finial flanked by ram heads, heavy acanthus decoration to stem and arms, secondary arms curl into floral medallion, large ram head to stem flanked by hanging bell flowers, acanthus hanging finial, 18"h x 13"w x 6.5"d, electrified, some wall paint. 2,000-3,000
164. Pair of 15" heavy brass two-light sconces. Large flaming urn finial with hanging swags, ribbed stem with applied hanging swag, acanthus decorations to candle arms and cups, 10"w, 5.75"d, excellent condition. 1,200-1,800
246. Pair of Art Deco lobby torchieres, upper rim with hanging swags links four splayed acanthus scrolls supporting molded white iridescent shade with highlights of magenta, green and orange, blossoms and trellis work to stem, heavily ornamented base with three acanthus scroll feet, one in silver patina, one in pale gold patina, shades come with fitted wood cases, 65"h total, 9"d shades, worn patinas. 2,000-3,000
286. Austrian style arab figural lamp, cold metal in original paint, 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. 800-1,200
162. Early and ornate Bradley and Hubbard converted oil lamp. Fancy acanthus footed base supports two grotesque bare-breasted female creatures with fish tails, single lion front foot, and split acanthus back feet. Open work stem and font intricately decorated with female faces, blossoms, leaves and acanthus. Font and filler lid both marked B&H, old wick adjustment rod still present. 22"h x 12"w x 7"d, excellent condition. 600-800
167. Table lamp with reverse and obverse painted shade depicting birds on maple branches with leaves, caramel background, 16"d, cold metal base with relief decorations of blossoms and drapery folds, 23"h, excellent condition. 500-800
168. French table lamp, hexagonal base with alternating floral panels, stem topped with swirling leaf and berry design, obverse painted octagonal dimpled and frosted glass shade with deep green swirls and copper colored edging. Shade signed L'Autum, base in old silver paint, shade in superb condition, 23"h, shade17"d. 500-700
289. Pair of bronze five-light figural candle stands topped by winged ladies, applied lyre decoration to stem with cornucopia, acanthus leaves, and grape edging, 20th century, 29"h. 800-1,200
166. Miller table lamp, six panel slag glass shade with mottled caramel to cream glass, fancy overlay with red painted highlights, reeded stem with trailing vertical bell flowers and acanthus curled foot. Base marked EM & CO 1169 under foot, sockets marked Miller Lamps. 22"h, 16"d, excellent condition. 300-500
288. Pair of Victorian tall chrome candlestands, relief decoration of assorted blossoms and leaves, reeded stem, round plinth over octagonal base, 42.5"h, excellent condition. 400-600
173. Pair of French onyx luster lamps, early 20th century. Frieze depicting cherubs to lower base, upper base has two reeded metal columns and one onyx column with metal capital and base. Three lights around reeded stem supporting round onyx shelf with open skirt from which hangs approximately thirty chains of octagonal cut crystals, each approximately 15" and ending in a clear glass leaf. Onyx pedestal above round shelf supports cut crystal bobeche with hanging luster chains, cut ball finial. 28"h x 7"d. Excellent condition, some missing crystals. 550-650
170. Large and ornate figural centerpiece candelabra with full standing stag to landscape textured base, stem is two intertwined palm trees supporting cut crystal bowl, three tree branch candle arms with tendrils and leaves, 26"h x 20"w, three broken teeth to bowl. 1,200-1,800
172. Meissen hand painted porcelain converted oil lamp, nine courting couple landscape scenes to foot, stem and font, molded and painted acanthus accents, delicate blossoms and leaves, three insects painted to stem, on three acanthus feet, base has marks for Meissen and Carl Thieme, Germany, 17.5"h, electrified, repaired chip to lower stem, minimal losses to blossoms. 450-650
163. Pair of Art Deco mantle lamps, pale peach glass bases and shades with etched peacocks in pairs on branches with leaves, multi stair-stepped pale peach glass stems and bases on black glass footed bases. 14"h x 6"w, ink highlights to etched decorations have faded on the shades, insignificant fitter roughness to shades, overall excellent condition. 300-500
169. Victorian red glass double-wick oil lamp, ruby red font-body with applied yellow blossoms and yellow curled and ribbed feet, burner locks onto body, twin burner handles marked Young's Special, etched and fluted shade with blossoms, 13.5"h x 9", burner missing two chimney prongs. 450-550
287. Pair of brass seven-light Rococo candelabra, tall branching form with grape clusters and leaves, cattail blossoms and leaves, and blossoms with detail stamen, reticulated stem and base with acanthus leaves and architectural elements, 29"h x 17"w x 9"d, excellent condition, one grape cluster is detached but present. 300-400
460. German figural cold metal lamp in bronzed patina, shirtless schoolboy with backpack and books, leaves around socket with porcelain fitting and vintage blossom-form bulb, 18"h, base marked GERMANY, excellent condition. 200-400
171. Pair three-light Girandoles, classic form in heavy brass with mother and child at the well, ornate open work includes leaves, blossoms and vines, leaf form trays under candleholders supporting hanging crystals, all atop marble bases. Several missing crystals.  Excellent condition. 16" h x 16" w. 250-350
466. Massive carved soapstone lamp, mottled caramel and white, reticulated base, geometric patterns to stem, mid-stem decorated with dragons, 22"h, excellent condition. 150-250