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626. Exceptional Pair Large Cantonese Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Ormolu Table Lamps 19thCt
An Exceptionally Fine Pair of Cantonese Hand Decorated Porcelain Oil Lamps with ornate Ormolu bases now converted to Electric Table Lamps, of good size proportions, mid Nineteenth Century.
The main outer bodies of bulbous form with hand painted panels in bright enamels in colours depicting Chinese Figures within interior scenes, other panels with exotic birds, insects, flowers and foliage. Raised on their original lavish cast ormolu bases each with attractive shell and scroll feet detail.
Condition: These Lamps have been professionally re-gold plated and re-wired. Back and front views are similar. One Lamp is slightly taller.
Height: (entire as shown image one, an impressive) 19” (48cm). Width: (across arms) 9” (22.5cm). Depth: (at base) 7” (18cn).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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