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60481
1920's

in the Chinese Export style, each colorful bird with turned head modeled standing on a pierced rockwork base; all raised on black painted metal and brass bases; marked 'France' on underside; Provenance Sotheby's Arcade Furniture & Decorations Sale 1994; from a Greenwich, CT estate; drilled and rewired; excellent condition with minor rubbing and patina to brass base; small chip professionally restored

Height: 
18" (top of porcelain) 27" (top of shade)
Width: 
9"
Depth: 
6"
$5,200
Available
Striking Pair of Blenko 1960's Butterscotch Glass Lotus Leaf Lamps
5092
1960's

each tall lamp composed of a baluster stem above three graduated lotus leaf cups interspersed with giltwood dividers; all raised on a giltwood base; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; rewired

Height: 
31" (top of glass) 47" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
11"
$7,400
Available
19th Century Pair of French Polychromed Faience Octagonal Urns Now as Lamps
4962
Urns late 19th Century

each octagonal covered urn with large arching reserves adorned overall with floral and foliate stems; all raised on a giltwood base; excellent condition with some professional restorations; rewired

Height: 
18" (top of ceramic) 30" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
8"
$5,800
Available
Fine Pair of French Cerulean Blue Opaline Lamps with Polychromed Decoration
5173
vases late 19th century

each large tapering vessel finely decorated with naturalistic paintings in enamel of parrots on flower laden branches with gilt accents; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; minor wear to gilt; now mounted as lamps

Height: 
19.25" (top of glass) 32.25" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
7"
$7,250
Available
Large Italian Baroque Style 3-Arm Giltwood and Iron Wall Sconce
4997
late 19th century

with ribbon crest above a circular backplate emanating 3 scrolled iron candlearms; all over a knotted ribbon ending in tassels; refreshed gilding with overall even patina; rewired

Height: 
38"
Width: 
14"
Depth: 
17.5"
$3,400
Available
Pair Signed Camille Tharaud (1878-1956) Enameled Porcelain Lamps; Limoges
5025
1950s

Designed by Marbro Lamp Co., each ovoid-form lamp decorated with slender wheat sheaths resting on a gilt-metal base over an ebonized wooden stand; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; re-wired and re-gilded; signed on underside; Camille Tharaud first studied chemistry as a young man, but after an injury during WWI, he convalesced in Limoges, France where he began his work with porcelain, opening up his own factory in 1920.

Height: 
20" (top of porcelain) 33" (top of shade)
Width: 
8"
Depth: 
8"
$6,850
Available
Pair of English Brass and Alabaster 'Positano' Lamps by Vaughn, London
4535
1980s

each modeled as stacked half-spheres on a brass circular base; minor overall wear to alabaster; some discoloration and patina to brass; rewired

Height: 
16" (top of alabaster) 27" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
6"
$3,650
Sold
Vintage 1960s Double-baluster Saphire-blue Drip Glaze Lamp
60537
1960s

with waisted brass collar above a double-baluster ceramic body all in a richly-colored sapphire-blue drip glaze; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; fine craquelure to glaze; rewired

Height: 
22" (top of lamp) 31" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
7"
$1,850
Available
4941
dated 1950

this beautifully decorated lamp of ovoid form finely painted overall with large floral stems in rich shades of blue, green and ochre all on a mottled pale blue ground; with subtle gilt decoration; artist signed and dated 1950; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks, rewired; with custom giltwood base

Height: 
17" (top of ceramic) 29" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
11"
$2,750
Available
Large Pair of Murano 1960s White Bottle-form Lamps with Celadon Inclusions
5038
1960

each hand-blown lamp produced using the 'murrine' method where patterns are created using colored glass canes and are revealed when the cane is cut into thin cross-sections; each then covered in a clear overlay of glass called "“incamiciato”; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; wooden bases re-gilded; rewired 

Height: 
25.5" (top of glass) 38.5" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
8"
$5,800
Sold

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