Very Fine Pair of Enameled Glass Moderator Lamps

French, circa 1865-1875, bulbous form, coral ground with painted black and gold fretwork and anthemion decoration, gilt metal mounts, glass chimneys and opaque spherical blown glass shades, wired for electricity, 26-1/2 in. (overall)

Provenance:purchased from Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, January 19, 1996 for $8,000 (accompanied by original receipt); The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia


working at time of inspection, scattered surface scratches, surface dirt layer, minor areas of dirt/residue accretion (especially to sockets and chimneys), metal mounts at neck loose, one spherical shade with loose collars, chimneys with wear to bases and minor anomalies (lips with uneven/warped area)

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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