An American gilt bronze champlevé enamel table lamp<BR />Edward F. Caldwell & Co, New York<BR />first quarter 20th century
Lot 1130
An American gilt bronze and champlevé enamel table lamp
Edward F. Caldwell & Co, New York
first quarter 20th century
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Joseph Klien (1899-1987), New York, NY
An American gilt bronze and champlevé enamel table lamp
Edward F. Caldwell & Co, New York
first quarter 20th century
The triple knopped rod standard supporting dished platform on pyramidal foot, each side decorated with roundels enclosing a figure sowing or warrior with shield and sword, ending in paw feet with engraved lion-headed terminals.
height to top of platform 16 1/2in (42cm); height overall 27 1/4in (69.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Cf. Christie's, New York, 500 Years of Decorative Arts, April 18-19, 2012, lot 410

    A pricket candlestick with similarly decorated standard with model account number A082237 is illustrated in the digitized E. F. Caldwell & Co. Collection archives at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum Library, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, in binder LB109, page 12.

Saleroom notices

  • According to production records, the comparable lamp cited in the note for this lot was made in March, 1921
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