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Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Wedgwood Gilt and Bronze Black Basalt Oil Lamps, England, 19th century, each oval, with fluted neck, oak leaf border and acanthus and bellflowers to lower body, one modeled with a classical maiden holding an open book, ht. 8 3/4, the other with a maiden pouring a jug, ht. 8 in.; impressed marks.
The property of Jeffrey Milkins.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Each cover with ball finial reglued.
Maiden reading: Repairs to chip at spout and along top of socle.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jeffrey Milkins, Acanthus, Ancient Greek pottery, Ancient Greek technology, Ancient Roman pottery, Ancient technology, Art genres, Decorative arts, Oil lamp, Zhou dynasty, United Kingdom

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