Exceptional ornate Antique French Romantic 18 (46cm) tall Table Lamp dating from the 1850 - 70's (Napoleon iii 2nd Empire) in gilded bronze ormolu standing on a veined Marble pedestal base. Traditional high quality casting enabled a successful modern conversion to electricity which has been recently rewired to current standards for the UK. The design features the classical trophies of Love, a flaming Wedding Torch and Quiver of Cupid's Arrows. There are two enchanting carved swags of three dimensional Roses - Laurel leaves triumph, Myrtle leaves and berries hang and all is well in the garden of love! Vive le jardin d'amour!Carvings in this style were often added to furniture for newlyweds on large wardrobes, beds and storage chests during the nineteenth century as well as depicted on gifts of jewellery and accessories. The ivory silk shade is not included in the sale but shows the full effect when lit and raises total height to around 24. Diameter at widest point is 5 13 cm. Small square base is 4 1/2 12cm. Unique original piece ideal to create an English country house bedroom or chateau style interior etc.
Very heavy item totally authentic cast in sections from bronze and then gilded to create a gleaming golden antique finish. Newly wired in silk period 3-core flex, PAT tested with replacement fittings. Shades and bulbs not included in sale. This item is in the category "Collectables\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps".
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