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A VENETIAN GILT-PAINTED REPOUSSE COPPER AND BRONZE LANTERN

PROBABLY CIRCA 1700, INTERNALLY RE-FRAMED IN THE 19TH CENTURY AND WITH LATER EMBELLISHMENTS, THE BRONZE LIONS AND BLACKAMOORS PROBABLY ADDED AT THIS TIME

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A VENETIAN GILT-PAINTED REPOUSSE COPPER AND BRONZE LANTERN
PROBABLY CIRCA 1700, INTERNALLY RE-FRAMED IN THE 19TH CENTURY AND WITH LATER EMBELLISHMENTS, THE BRONZE LIONS AND BLACKAMOORS PROBABLY ADDED AT THIS TIME
En suite with the preceding pair of lanterns, with circular pagoda canopy hung with lambrequin and giltwood bells, above an onion dome with mirrored flowerheads, the hexagonal tapering body surmounted by six draped blackamoor figures, each flanking a coronet and backed with a martial trophy, the opaque glass panels with pierced entwined foliate borders, above a tapering bulbous boss surmounted by rampant lions, redecorated and restorations, lacking mounts on the boss and one rampant lion, one pane cracked
137 in. (338 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) diam., approximately
Provenance
As per lot 193a, above.

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