• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 213

    AN AMERICAN GILT, PATINATED BRONZE AND MARBLE FIGURAL LAMP

    BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN AMERICAN GILT, PATINATED BRONZE AND MARBLE FIGURAL LAMP
    BY EDWARD F. CALDWELL & CO., NEW YORK, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY
    Modeled as a triton atride a turtle
    18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) high, excluding fitment


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    This whimsical table lamp is reminiscent of similar Caldwell fixtures produced during the first decades of the 20th century, including full-length standard lamps set on turtle-form supports, an example of which was offered at Christie's, New York, 24 October 2006, lot 440. A related pair of table lamps was offered at Christie's, New York, 28 October 2008, lot 275.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 208-229)