Rosenthal Germany Huge Cherub Table Lamp by Constantin Holzer-Defanti circa 1920

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Gorgeous Rosenthal Germany Huge Cherub table lamp modeled by Constantin Holzer-Defanti/model created in year 1919 / manufactured during first quarter of the 20th century: made circa 1920-1925.

The huge lovely cherub's figurine embraces wine grapes which cover large parts of cherub's body: The smiling boyish cherub tries to look out of grapes ... he sits on broad round & tiered lamp's base which is covered by grapes and cloth on which the cherub is situated.

The name of designer C.(ONSTANTIN) HOLZER-DEFANTI is impressed at edge of base (backside).

Rosenthal green mark SELB / BAVARIA with swords and crown / underglazed / mark type of 1920-1925
model number 535

height (cherub only): 39.0 cm (= 15.35 inches)
total height (lampshade included): 71.0 cm (= 27.95 inches)
diameter of lampshade: 34.0 cm (= 13.38 inches)

The lamp's electric parts - cable, bulb, socket and plug connector included - are in fine working order. The lampshade was renewed (it is made of white fabrics, edged by royal blue shaded velvet borders).
Constantin Holzer-Defanti (Designer)
Place of Origin
Date of Manufacture
circa 1925
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
27.95 in. H
71 cm H
Dealer Location
Vienna, Austria
Number of Items
Reference Number
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Located in Vienna, AT

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