PAIR OF ANTIQUE OIL LAMPS DECORATED WITH BIRDS AND FLOWERS IN THE STYLE OF CHINA
Antique bronze kerosene lamp with golden patina, decorated with birds on branches and flowers in relief in the Chinese style. These elements are variegated in shades of brown, ochre, green and red. The lamp rests on four scrolled feet, each surmounted by a Fô dog. Fô dogs" - also known in the West as "Fô lions" - are the Chinese imperial guardian lions, traditionally known in China as "shi". Embellished with a glass candle-holder engraved with thyrses and ivy leaves. Two lamps available as a pair.
Dim: W:16cm, D:16cm, H:82cm
Condition report: this pair of lamps is in very good condition, with some traces of use on the bronze. They have been electrically mounted and are in working order.