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Lot 305D'Argental Art Nouveau Wrought Iron and Cameo Glass Table Lamp
Height 23 3/4 inches; height of shade 6 1/2 inches, diameter 13 inches.

Sotheby's, New York, 20th Century Decorative Arts, November 7, 1992, lot 88.

Sold for $2,875
Estimate $800-1,200

Shade and Base: appears to be in generally good condition; no apparent hairline cracks, chips, etc., to the shade or base; there are scuff marks located on the exterior lower side of the shade caused by abrasions/contact with the upright double metal leaf terminals and arm supports that help secure the shade into place, consistent with lamp usage and repeated removal of the shade over time; there are some scattered scuff marks to the base, not of any consequence; there is one somewhat large size internally trapped air bubble in the glass, in the making, not of any consequence; there is a drill hole to the circular foot, as made, for wiring; wiring is later; sockets and wiring not tested; this lamp has two sockets (one upright to illuminate the shade; the other is down turned to illuminate the body); shade is signed in cameo "D'Argental" with the Cross of Lorraine

age: circa 1920

note: D'Argental is the name under which the Compagnie des Cristalleries de St. Louis marketed its glass

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