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A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN PORCELAIN HANUKAH LAMP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Property of a New York Private Collector

A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN PORCELAIN HANUKAH LAMP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN PORCELAIN HANUKAH LAMP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

4,032

USD

Property of a New York Private Collector

A RARE EASTERN EUROPEAN PORCELAIN HANUKAH LAMP, EARLY 20TH CENTURY


semi-circular, the arched back-plate printed with four oval reserves depicting pairs of pheasants and peacocks amid foliage on a plum ground with gilt highlights, the base fitted with eight oil cups with servant light and oil jug stand, with lustre finish, the reverse printed and painted with a floral cluster, set on five stump supports

length 8 in.

21.3 cm

One oil cup cracked, three with chips, repairs, losses to gilt trim.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sotheby's, New York, December 18, 1986, lot 299
A similar example was sold at Sotheby's, New York, June 25th 1990, lot 201. The Sotheby's, New York, December 18, 1986 catalogue referenced a similar example from the Gorodnista factory found in the Feuchtwangler Collection catalogue, Israel Museum, no. 371 & 372.