Auction 22

Lot 212 – Pair of Neoclassical Tole Oil Lamps:

Pair of Neoclassical Tole Oil Lamps

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Auction house commission: 20%

20th Century. Bears a Plaque in the front reading "Lampe A Moderateur/Par Brevet d’Invention/et/de Perfectionnement." Such a system was invented in 1837 by Franchot and consisted of an adjustable oil supply mechanism. With a romantic decor of landscape and characters. Overall height 32.5 inches, now fitted for electricity.