Lot 269: Figural Milton, Lithophane Panel Lamp
January 21, 2017
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Figural Milton, Lithophane Panel Lamp. 9 in. wide x 9.5 in. deep x 7.5 in. high, 5 panel lithophane shade in a pierced decorated brass frame has scenic German lithophane panels with scenic landscapes and scenes of lovers, shade sits on a 2.25 in. dia. fitter supported in the center by 5 arms suspended from the corners. Spelter base is a figure of poet John Milton wearing classical garments with a stack of books behind him and on a black marble base; the lamp post behind the figure has a single candle light socket, converted from gas, overall gilt finish, sculpture measures 12 in. high. Nice overall condition, no damage to the lithophane panels, minor losses to the brass borders of the shade, overall height 21.75 in. high. Weight: 8.25 lbs.
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