31 October 1996,
Price realised GBP 3,450
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
An Austrian polychrome-decorated bronze light
Early 20th Century
With central uplighter within a flowerhead above scrolling foliage, with a stork below on a pierced naturalistic ground
67in. (170cm.) high
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A related lamp is illustrated in Bruce M. Newman Fantasy Furniture, New York, 1989, p. 163.
A similar lamp was sold in these rooms, 29 February 1996, lot 175.
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