FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND CONSIDERATION: VERY IMPORTANT AND STUNNING PIECE OF DRESDEN PORCELAIN IN A FORM OF GREAT. WHITE OWL WITH GLASS EYES OIL LAMP.
ANOTHER EXTRAORDINARY FIND ON A TRIP TO DEEP RURAL CALIFORNIA TOWN NEAR FORT ROSS. THE BASE OF THE LAMP IS MARKED WITH 19 TH.
SEAL, WHICH MEANS THAT IT WAS BROUGHT TO GREAT. BRITAIN FROM DRESDEN MEISSEN AREA WHERE IT WAS HAND CRAFTED DURING 1880 -1900.
HOW IT MADE IT'S WAY TO THE STATES. THE PREVIOUS LAMP OWNER(NOW IN HIS 80s) INHERITED IT FROM HIS UNCLE, A LARGE LAND OWNER IN THE AREA. THIS LAMP WAS NEVER ELECTRIFIED, STILL WORKS. AND LOOKS UNSURPASSED WHEN LIGHTENED. MEASURES 20" TALL TO THE TOP OF THE BRITISH DOUBLE BURNER AND ALMOST 30 " TO.
THE BASE IS 8" WIDE AND THE GLOBE IS 9" IN DIAMETER. THIS LAMP IS IN A GREAT. CONDITION FOR IT'S AGE100+. CENTURY HAND MADE PORCELAIN ART OBJECT.
THERE IS A SMALL PAINTED CHIP ON THE BACK. CHIPS AND FLAKES TO THE FLOWERS AND LEAVES SEE PIC.
IT APPEARS THAT AN EXACT SAME LAMP WAS PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE "ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST". SHOWCASING INTERIORS OF THE HOUSE OF.
BRITISH QUEEN'S MOTHER, PUBLISHED SOMETIME IN THE 1980s. PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK QUESTIONS, SEE MY OTHER ITEMS AND VISIT US AT. IF NECESSARY, I CAN GENTLY ELECTRIFY THIS LAMP FOR MODERN USE WITHOUT CAUSING ANY DAMAGE TO IT'S METAL OR PORCELAIN PARTS. Our unique collection of American "gone with the wind" lamps took many years to form. It is now for sale and currently awaiting new owner.
Most of the lamps in our collection are impossible to find for sale anywhere. Qualified buyers will be invited to view and inspect the collection in person. We can also provide high resolution photos of each lamp in the collection with detailed description, condition report, and provenance. The item "ANTIQUE DRESDEN GERMAN PORCELAIN OWL PARLOR VICTORIAN KEROSENE OIL OLD GWTW LAMP" is in sale since Saturday, February 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps".
The seller is "momota65" and is located in San Jose, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.