London, South Kensington
23 May 2001
A Chinese sang de boeuf vase, mounted and adapted as a taple lamp, late 19th century
Of baluster form, above a carved and pierced wood base on four feet, fitted for electricity -- 19in. (48.2cm.) high excluding fitment; a Victorian silvered brass Colza oil lamp, late 19th century, the burner with plaque with BRIGHT ARGAND, BRUTON ST. -- 21in. (53.3cm.) high; and two other vases, mounted and adapted as table lamps (4)
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A similar colza oil lamp can be found on page 91 of Jessica Rutherford's Country House Lighting, Leeds City Art Gallery 1992.
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