Rare porcelain lamp with bronze mount, Charles X, Paris, early 19th century
This extremely rare lamp consists of Kangxi porcelain panels with an Charles X gilt bronze frame. The classical Chinese panels are finely framed and are decorated on the inside with delicate floral and foliage compositions. The finely decorated bronze frame is decorated at the bottom with a large rosette of leaves. The chain is attached on three sides to looped eyelets. A strictly structured ceiling crown forms the upper finish. Paris, early 19th century, the porcelain plates are much earlier.