French Neo-Grec Gasolier
Sold for $531
third quarter 19th century, the four-light gasolier mounted with Chinese export Rose Medallion porcelain elements, the bronze standard decorated with carefully molded and detailed lotus leaves, open pierced scrollwork, and a cylinder of Rose Medallion porcelain molded with ring handles, the scrolled arms set with anthemia-molded elements, the lower finials likely gas keys, with Rose Medallion urns holding the burners, now electrified, and shade holders set with ruffled cranberry glass shades.
h. 39", dia. 31-1/2"
**In overall good condition. The egg-form porcelain elements are in two parts (lid and bottom) - the lid on one arm element and on the bottom finial have damage. The arm lid has an ~1" repair that covers/effaces the glaze with a whitish slip/bonding. The bottom lid has a crack. The central standard is intact. Gasolier is electrified. One shade has a chip to its fitter rim; two others have some light abrading to their fitter rims.