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Lot 430: An antique italian bronze and silver oil lamp
25 October 2016
Roma, ItalyLive Auction
An antique italian bronze and silver oil lamp
bronze body modelled as Mercury (after Giambologna) supporting a reservoir with three neoclassical heads and tolls for the lamp's maintenance and for extinguish the flame. Lampshade with vegetal decorations and silk. White statuary, Numidian and Belgian black marble base.
Provenance: Gianni Versace Collection- Sotheby's ""The collection of Gianni Versace" New York 21 May 2005
Roman Private Collection
Bibliography: Costantino Bulgari - Argentieri Gemmari e orafi d'italia - Lorenzo del Turco
Rome, 19th century
h. 57 cm.