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Live Auction

The December 2023 Auctions: Day One

Thu, Dec 14, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 275

French Empire Style Cobalt And Fire Gold Lamp, H 23"

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Offering a cobalt blue porcelain body adorned with gold accents. The design includes a central emblem flanked by laurel wreaths, a common motif in Empire style, signifying victory and imperial dignity. The lamp stands on a dual-tone base, with a polished black lower tier and a contrasting white marble-like upper tier, culminating in a gilded pedestal that supports the vase-like body. The lamp fixture above reveals a pair of adjustable light sockets. The piece is completed with a traditional finial atop, enhancing its symmetry and formality. Provenance: Property from a Prominent Grosse Pointe, MI estate.

Condition

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