SOLD! for $210.00.
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Two (2) Chinese vases converted into lamps. 1st item: Chinese celadon porcelain archaistic pear form vase with folded rim, mounted onto a gilt metal base with dolphin supports and wired as a lamp. 21 1/4" H x approx. 7 1/4" W. 2nd item: Chinese Famille Rose flask form porcelain vase with enameled floral decoration, mounted onto an oval gilt bronze base and wired for lighting. 14 1/2" H. Both 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: 1st item: Scattered pitting to glaze, light oxidation to metal, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Overall light craquelure to glaze, otherwise overall good condition. Both lamps drilled. Both lamps functioning at time of inspection, fitted with old wiring.