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Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
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  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
  • Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Corinthian Column Table Lamp 1908
Ref:09142
Price: £1,285.00
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This is an impressive large antique Edwardian sterling silver Corinthian column table lamp bearing hallmarks for Sheffield 1908 and the makers mark of the renowned silversmith Hawksworth, Eyre & Co Ltd

It features a classic Corinthian Capital decorated with acanthus leaves, the shaft has invert and exvert fluting, on a stepped base decorated with garlands and beading.

Add an element of pure luxury to your home with this solid silver antique table lamp.


Condition:

In excellent working condition having been beautifully cleaned and rewired in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 45 x Width 15 x Depth 15

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 6 inches x Width 6 inches x Depth 6 inches

Hawksworth, Eyre & Co 
was f
ounded in 1833 by Charles Hawksworth and John Eyre as successors of Blagden, Hodgson & Co. The first mark was registred in 1862. They were manufacturers and silversmith of silver and silver plated objects.

The partnership was dissolved in 1869 and the business was continued by James Kebberling Bembridge, Thomas Hall and George Woofhouse. In the 1870s the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the style Hawksworth, Eyre & Co Ltd. Further marks were registered in 1900 & 1912. The firm went into liquidation in the 1930s.

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 09142

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