Lot 1012 (The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction, 20th January 2021)
Sold for £55
The first with a chipped area of around 5cm below the lighting sconce, also general wear including tarnish and gilt rub.
The second without chips or cracks, though the ceramic has become detached from the brass mounts and is in need of reconstruction. Also subject to wear including tarnish and gilt rub.
PAIR OF PARIS PORCELAIN VASE LAMPS,
decorated with floral painted panels within gilt borders, with cast brass mounts, 37cm high
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