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An Italian silver large oil lamp, Mattia Venturesi or Girolamo Francescoli, Rome, circa 1790
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
55
An Italian silver large oil lamp, Mattia Venturesi or Girolamo Francescoli, Rome, circa 1790
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Italian silver large oil lamp, Mattia Venturesi or Girolamo Francescoli, Rome, circa 1790
the sliding four-spouted lamp decorated throughout with flutes, beading, and key-pattern borders, hung with tweezers, pick, extinguisher and snuffers, and with petal-form shade engraved with monogram CM
marked throughout, the stem replaced in metal and wired for electricity
height 37in., diameter of base 10 3/8 in.
94, 26cm
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Literature

The lion's paw mark on this piece was used by Mattia Venturesi, and on his death was taken over by Girolamo Francescoli (Bulgari 1958, p. 460, 525).

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