Pair of Chinese Archaistic Brass Table Lamps, 1940s
An impressive pair of chinoiserie-inspired brass table lamps in the manner of Hollywood Regency designer James Mont. Traditional form being a fang (square) interpretation of hu and gui archaic ritual bronzes from the Shang and Zhou dynasties. Such vessels furnished the tombs of China’s elite, and were used to hold offerings of food and drink to ones’ ancestors. Very heavy cast brass body, features a beautifully executed and ornate flora & fauna motif throughout. Distinguished by a pair of ring handles that hang from stylized animal like heads on either side. Cap and Ming-style ebonized finish wood base.
Height: 34.5" x Width: 18" x Depth: 13"
Good. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Professionally clean and ebonized.
Please contact us for availability of piece and for more information on condtion. We are pleased to offership worldwide shiping. Contact for shipping quotes.
All sales are final! No Exchanges! No refunds!