*French 1970 Neoclassic Modernist Pair Of Table Lamps In Black Onyx With Gilded Ormolu
Pair of French neoclassical table lamps.
Beautiful, imposing and elegant pair of table lamps, created in Paris France, back in the 1970's.
They are designed with neo-classical shapes in the French style of the Napoleon III period. It is displayed on a triangular base with chamfered corners and the main shaft follows the lines of a triangular obelisk with the same chamfer pattern. Mounted with highly polished carvings of natural black onyx on 24 karat ormolu gilded pieces. The golden ormolu base is decorated with three clawed lion paws.
The lamps are heavy and big, each one have a weight of 35 pounds and just the onyx base have a measurements of 216 mm by 216 mm by 470 mm (8.5 x 8.5 x 18.5 Inches) plus an extra 10.5 inches for the vastague pole.
Note: Although the style is a French neoclassical, it can also have modernist influences and almost retro or federal style. It is imposing and with a great eye appeal
They are both stamped with markings on top, 2-2, 8-8.
They are in great vintage condition, has been recently rewired and tested for working condition.
INVENTORY REF: D0000EEMH/.1111