5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,562
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A FRENCH GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE TABLE LAMP
BY GAGNEAU, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The tapering shaft surmounted by arrow quivers, the base inscribed 'Gagneau Paris'
32¾ in. (83 cm.) high
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Gagneau a Paris, of 115 rue Lafayette ci devant B. d'Enghien, is first recorded in 1817 with his invention of a mechanical oil-lamp.
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