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    A Venetian Blackamoor Lamp

    Unknown maker, Venice, Italy
    Late nineteenth/early twentieth century
    Carved, gilded, silvered and painted wood, gilt and painted metal
    Unmarked
    88 inches high

    A carved blackamoor figure with silvered and painted uniform, on gilt rockwork base raised on pedestal; holding gilt cornucopia issuing forth scrolled gilt and painted metal seven light candelabrum; electrified.


    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age. Losses to paint. One candle sleeve missing.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    26th-27th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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