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Lamps

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Introduction

We are delighted to present an online catalogue of lamps from our collection. These lamps are the perfect complement to any interior: with a mix of both antique and modern examples, the following collection reflects timeless designs and styles. Each of the lamps presented in the following pages has been selected for its fine quality and decorative appeal. The lamps represent a wide variety of cultures and styles, including examples from China, Japan, Holland, France, and England. The lamps range in size and scale, from the small scale English colza oil gilt metal lamps to the impressive large scale Chinese Imari lamp measuring just under two feet in height. Many of the lamps are presented with attractive hand-gilded turned bases, and all of our lamps can be wired for use worldwide. A variety of card, linen or silk lampshades are available on request. We hope you will enjoy the catalogue. Please do be in touch if we can be of any assistance.

Charlie Mackinnon Director

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A Pair of Samson Famille Rose Lamps The vases French, circa 1880 A very fine pair of Samson famille rose vases. Each vase decorated with a gilded ground framed by turquoise borders with panels featuring floral bouquets. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases. Provenance With label from The Fonthill Heirlooms, the collection of Alfred Morrison

Height of vase: 18½ in (47 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. AD.140

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A Pair of Chinese Canton Lamps The vases Chinese, circa 1880 A very fine pair of Chinese famille verte Canton vases. Each vase decorated with figural scenes surrounded by an elaborate border and with lion mask ring handles. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 15½ in (39.5 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. AD.142

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A Pair of Chinese Green Glazed Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century A pair of Chinese green glazed temple jar vases. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 17Âź in (44 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O03.23

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A Pair of Chinese Famille Verte Lamps The vases Chinese, 19th century A very fine pair of 19th century Chinese powder blue ground famille verte vases. Famille verte porcelain is known for its elaborate figural designs and sophisticated decoration. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 13ž in (35 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O05.57

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A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century A fine pair of Chinese vases decorated in tones of blue and white on a celadon craquelure background. Now mounted as lamps with handgilded turned bases. Height of vase: 16½ in (42 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O06.93

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A Pair of Japanese Imari Vases Japan, circa 1860 An exceptional pair of Japanese Imari vases. Of impressive scale, and of rare faceted form, the vases decorated throughout in typical colours of corals and blues on a white ground with gilded highlights. The lids similarly decorated with dogs of Fo finials.

Height: 24 in (61 cm) Diameter: 12Âź in (61 cm) O01.09

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A Pair of Chinese Periwinkle Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century A very fine pair of Chinese vases in periwinkle. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 15 in (38 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O06.96

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A Chinese Bronze Lamp The vase Chinese, circa 1900 A Chinese bronze vase featured applied decoration of four dragons chasing the flaming pearl. Now mounted as a lamp with turned bronzed base.

Height of vase: 16½ in (42 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. N08.131

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A Pair of Fluted Imari Style Lamps The vases English, circa 1900 A fine pair of English fluted vases decorated in the Imari taste with traditional red and blue decoration on a cream ground. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 17 in (43 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O04.54

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A Pair of Mid-20th Century Brass-Mounted Leather Column Lamps England, mid-20th century A very fine pair of large scale mid-20th century brass-mounted leather column lamps.

Height of lamp: 25 in (65 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. N04.82

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A Large Blue and White Delft Lamp The vase Dutch, 20th century A very fine large blue and white Delft vase decorated with a central floral basket surrounded by additional floral sprays amongst abstracted patterns. Now mounted as a lamp with hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 18 in (46 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. N04.87

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A Pair of Chinese Imari Vases China, circa 1800 A very fine pair of large scale Chinese Imari vases with lids. Each vase decorated with birds amongst floral designs, the lids similarly decorated.

Height: 48 cm (19 in ) Diameter: 11½ in (29 cm) O06.99

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A Pair of Chinese Green Glazed Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century A pair of Chinese green glazed temple jar vases. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 14½ in (37 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O03.24

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A Pair of Polychrome Delft Vases Holland, circa 1800 A very fine pair of polychrome Delft vases. Decorated throughout with birds among a floral landscape, with lids similarly decorated and featuring dogs of Fo finials.

Height: 46 cm (18 in ) Diameter: 9 in (23 cm) O06.100

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A Pair of 19th Century Colza Oil Lamps The lamp bases English, 19th century A pair of 19th century gilt metal colza oil lamps. The lamps in the form of columns with moulded and beaded ring turned bases. Now electrified with turned walnut bases.

Height of lamp base: 11 in (25 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. O06.73

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A Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Vase Lamps The vases Japanese, circa 1900 A pair of large Japanese Meiji period hexagonal vases with a red ground. The vases decorated throughout on panels depicting dogs and flowers. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 18½ in (47 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. AD.125

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A Chinese Sang de Bouef Lamp The vase Chinese, circa 1880 A magnificent large scale Chinese sang de bouef vase. Now mounted as a lamp with a hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 22½ in (57 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. O06.95

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A Pair of Chinese Blue and White Vases The vases Chinese, modern A pair of Chinese blue and white vases featuring birds amongst white bamboo shoots on a dark blue ground. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 16 in (41 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. FB.15

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A Pair of Black Porcelain Baluster Vases The vases English, mid-20th century A pair of black porcelain baluster vases of elegant form. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 16 in (41 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades N04.82

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A Brown Ceramic Vase Lamp with Floral Design The vase English, 20th century A large scale brown ceramic vase with original floral design. Now mounted as a lamp with handgilded turned base.

Height of vase: 21 in (54 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. N08.131

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A Large 18th Century Chinese Imari Lamp The vase Chinese, 18th century A very fine large scale 18th century Chinese Imari porcelain vase from the Qianlong period. Decorated throughout with sprays of flowers in blue, white, and red with gilded accents. Now mounted as a lamp with hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 22 in (56 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. N03.49

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A Pair of Blue and White Chinese Lamps with Fo Dogs The vases Chinese, 20th century A fine pair of Chinese blue and white vases of baluster form, decorated with Fo dogs in a landscape amongst foliage. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 17ž in (45 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. AD.95

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A Chinese Polychrome Lamp The vase Chinese, 20th century A fine Chinese vase with polychrome decoration on a white ground. Decorated with figures around a tree in a hilly landscape with a dragon circling the top edge of the vase. Now mounted as a lamp with a hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 18½ in (47 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. AD.100

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A Pair of Polychrome Baluster Lamps The vases English, 19th century A very fine pair of late 19th century English pottery baluster shaped vases. Decorated in the style of French Louis XVI Sèvres porcelain with a series of birds framed in gilded cartouches on a blue ground. Now mounted as lamps with hand-gilded turned bases.

Height of vase: 15 in (38 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. N04.78

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A Large 19th Century White and Gold Meissen Urn Lamp The vase German, circa 1890 A very fine large white and gold Meissen vase in the form of an urn. The vase highlighted with gilt decoration and with elaborate serpent handles issuing from acanthus leaf terminals, raised on a gadrooned socle. Now mounted as a lamp with a gilded base.

Height of vase: 19½ in (49 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. N01.08

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A Pair of Chinese Green Craquelure Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century A very fine pair of Chinese green craquelure vases. The vases now mounted as lamps with hand gilded turned bases and caps to the vases.

Height of vase: 17 in (41 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshades. N03.43

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A Large Pair of Paris Porcelain Lamps The vases French, circa 1835 An exceptional pair of large scale Paris porcelain vases decorated with floral panels on one side and a stylised floral motif to the other side. Each body with gilded seaweed decoration to the neck and a dark blue ground. Now mounted as lamps with gilded bases.

Height of vase: 21 in (53.5 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. N01.07

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A 19th Century Celadon Lamp with Incised Decoration The vase Chinese, 19th century A very fine 19th century Chinese celadon vase with incised decoration of flowers, clouds, and vines. Now mounted as a lamp with hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 18½ in (47 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. M10.87

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A Pair of Blue and White Chinese Lamps with Fo Dogs The vases Chinese, 20th century A fine pair of Chinese blue and white vases of baluster form, decorated with Fo dogs amongst abstracted clouds. Now mounted as lamps with hand gilded turned bases.

Height of each vase: 17ž in (45 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade. N01.15

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A Chinese Green Glazed Lamp The vase Chinese, mid-20th century A Chinese green glazed vase with a craquelure finish. Now mounted as a lamp with hand turned gilded base.

Height of vase: 17 in (43 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. M10.102

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A 19th Century Blue and White Delft Lamp The vase Dutch, 19th century A very fine 19th century blue and white Delft vase. Decorated with chinoiserie scenes of courtly figures amongst a floral landscape. Now mounted as a lamp with hand-gilded turned base.

Height of vase: 13 in (33 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. N03.50

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A Large Scale French Terracotta Lamp The vase French, mid-20th century An attractive large scale French terracotta vase with ribbed decoration. Now mounted as a lamp.

Height of vase: 21 in (53 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitment and lampshade. E0.01

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Tulip Tea Canister Lamps The vases, 20th century Tulip tea canister vases decorated throughout with Dutch architectural scenes, each side with a large flower. Now mounted as lamps. These lamps can be purchased as singles or as pairs.

Height of vase: 15 in (38 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade.

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Green Chinese Straight Neck Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century Chinese straight neck vases now mounted as lamps with a hand-gilded turned bases. These lamps can be purchased as singles or as pairs.

Height of vase: 14 in (36 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade.

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Sang de Bouef Chinese Temple Jar Lamps The vase Chinese, 20th century Sang de bouef Chinese temple jar vases, now mounted as lamps with hand gilded turned bases. These lamps can be purchased as singles or as pairs.

Height of vase 14 in (36 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade.

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Faux Shagreen Porcelain Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century Superb quality faux shagreen porcelain vases, now mounted as lamps with hand gilded turned bases. Available in silver, gold, and khaki, these lamps can be purchased as singles or as pairs.

Height of vase: 15½ in (39.5 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade.

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Faux Shagreen Porcelain Tea Canister Lamps The vases Chinese, 20th century Superb quality faux shagreen porcelain tea canister vases, now mounted as lamps with hand gilded turned bases. Available in silver and gold, these lamps can be purchased as singles or as pairs. Height of large vase: 14½ in (37 cm) Height of small vase: 11 in (28 cm) Including base, excluding electrical fitments and lampshade.

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