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A Pair of Alabaster Vases With Glass Handles, Now Mounted as Lamps, 20th Century

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Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation

A Pair of Alabaster Vases With Glass Handles, Now Mounted as Lamps, 20th Century

A Pair of Alabaster Vases With Glass Handles, Now Mounted as Lamps, 20th Century

Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,890

USD

Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation


A Pair of Alabaster Vases With Glass Handles, Now Mounted as Lamps, 20th Century


on simulated marble columns


height 13 ½ in.; width 22 in.; depth 13 in.

34.3 cm; 55.9 cm; 33 cm

The alabaster with general overall wear, scattered surface scratches, marks, and tiny chips to edges. Signs of old repairs and areas with infill. Accumulation of surface dirt and dust, could benefit from an overall light and non-invasive cleaning. The mirrored glass handles with scattered surface scrapes and marks. Gilded mounts with oxidation, rubbing, and wear. Bases drilled and wired for electricity. Please note Sotheby's does not guarantee the working order of lighting. The simulated columnar pedestals with general wear, surface scratches, nicks, and rubbing particularly to edges. Also with some accumulation of surface dust. Additional dimensions: width of vase base 8 in.; depth of vase base 7 in.; height of column 52 1/5 in.; width of column base 14 in.; depth of column base 14 in.


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