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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV BRONZE COLZA-OIL LAMPS

    CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV BRONZE COLZA-OIL LAMPS
    Circa 1830
    The single branches issuing from urn-shaped columns on stepped square plinths, with associated glass chimneys and spherical shades
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high (2)


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    This pair of colza-oil lamps were probably made for the American market for retailers such as Baldwin Gardiner, the distinguished New York retailer. The lamps that he sold were essentially made by lamp manufacturers in Birmingham and London, such as Thomas Messenger and Sons.

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