A Pair of Florentine Empire Period Lacquer and Gilt Wood Column Shape Floor Lamp
I proudly offer for sale this stunning tall pair of Empire period Italian lacquer and gilt wood column floor lamps that sit upon an elevated square mahogany base with antique fume mercury mirrors. The entire exceptionally hand- carved column are circular in shape and painted as faux green marble. The base of each column is enriched with floral and foliate gilt wood acanthus leaves patterns . On top of the smooth column there is a two-tier gilt wood arms for a total of eleven lights. Each column is decorated with a removable urn/vase shaped lacquer final with gilt wood burning flame. These antiques architectural flambeaux rest on a mahogany square base with gilt accents and a green lacquer end band. The base, that is empty inside, has three mirrored side and a wood door on the back side. On three sides of the base is placed an antique fume mercury glass mirror. The back side of bases’ lamp is made to stand against a wall and instead of the mirror it reveals a wood door in order to access the electric compartment. These imposing antiques column floor lamps reminiscent of those used in both exterior and interior architecture., theirs perfect proportions and pleasing stature are defining features seen in the ruins of the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome that retain their enormous influence in architecture and the decorative arts. These floor lamps will fit perfectly any room with any kind of furnishing thanks to theirs classical elegant shape. Perfectly working and newly wired with silk cord Dimensions: L. 70 cm H. 230 cm.
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230H x 70W x 70D
90,55H x 27,56W x 27,56D
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