Majolica Electrified Vase Lamps with Snake Handles, Frog and Lizard Decoration

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Beautiful pair of Majolica vase lamps with snake handles with frog, lizard, snail, butterfly and leaf decorations. The polychrome high relief detailing of the fauna and flora is of glazed and fired ceramic in the style of the 16th century French potter Bernard Palissy. The lamps are electrified and the pair of vases are capped with brass.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Renaissance Revival
  • Place of Origin
    Portugal
  • Date of Manufacture
    1920s
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Brass
    Ceramic
    Wire
  • Condition
    Good. Some minor chips as seen with age.
    Dimensions
    15 in. H x 8 in. W x 8 in. D
    38 cm H x 20 cm W x 20 cm D
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU153126722763
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