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Early 20th Century Italian Figural Carved Alabaster Lamp on Column


Late teens, early 1920's Italian alabaster lamp from the carving workshops of Volterra. Lamp is in the form of three cherubini or putti supporting an oblong alabaster globe, illuminated from within. The group stands on a round plinth which itself rests on a marble column. The various sections of alabaster and marble are held together by a threaded steel rod within. .


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  • Condition
    Good. The alabaster globe has discolored from having spent years illuminated with too strong of a lightbulb. As is typical with this material there are a number of cracks and chips throughout. Please examine all photos and request additional ones..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 53 in. x Dm 10 in.

    H 134.62 cm x Dm 25.4 cm

  • Diameter
    10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Seller location
    Hingham, MA
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