• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 508

    A BRONZE OIL LAMP IN THE FORM OF FANTASTICAL HEAD ABOVE A CLAWED FOOT

    ITALIAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE OIL LAMP IN THE FORM OF FANTASTICAL HEAD ABOVE A CLAWED FOOT
    ITALIAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    21.2 cm. high
    Together with a bird's claw suspension loop, probably Italian, 20th century, 15.9 cm. long; with a brown lion's head finial, North European, late 19th century, 8.1 cm. high; a circular gilt-bronze plaque, Italian, 19th or 20th century, 9.5 cm. diameter; and a bronze water spout, North European, probably 16th century, 22.5 cm. long; and a bronze herb cellar, 20th century, 23.5 cm. wide (6)


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