Design for an Oil Lamp

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The body of the lamp is a blue porcelain vase with a central field in the form of an oval containg a bust-length portrait of a woman. The portrait is enclosed in a bronze frame, flanked by garlands which are tied to the bronze handle mounts. Bronze base and fixture above holding a glass globe (partly shown.) At lower center: No. 518. Lampe "Cares" pate tendre and Bronze. haut. 74c largeur 40c." (inscribed.). Made in: France. Date: 1840s. Record ID: chndm_1953-206-9.

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