Lot 280
  • 280

A Pair of Empire Style Painted and Parcel Giltwood Figural Lamps after a design by Charles Percier

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  • height of 32 1/4 in.
  • (81.9cm)

Catalogue Note

The design of the Nubian female figure (preserved in the Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts Graphiques RF 30630), illustrated here, was executed by Charles Percier as a support for a console table.  This figure derives from a pair of seated Egyptian figures which he designed, with Fontaine, to flank the upper part of a bookcase (Percier & Fontaine, Receuil de Décorations Intérieures, Paris, 1827, pl. 28).