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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 26

    AN AMERICAN GILT-BRONZE, PATINATED-METAL, PORTOR MARBLE AND PORCELAIN FLOOR LAMP

    BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1905

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AMERICAN GILT-BRONZE, PATINATED-METAL, PORTOR MARBLE AND PORCELAIN FLOOR LAMP
    BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1905
    Modeled with a putto holding aloft a fruit basket, electrified
    76 in. (193 cm.) high, including fitment


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    Another floor lamp of this design, complete with tasseled chains suspending from rings in the birds' beaks, is recorded in the Caldwell Company photographic archive as A229, dating from 1904-1905.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION