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Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00
  Stock #BM738

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Antique Italian Grand Tour Silver Oil Lamp by Pietro Belli C 1825
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Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00


Neoclassical silver oil lamp. Made by Pietro Belli in Rome, 1825-28. Standing classical male nude mounted to circular base mounted to square marble base. He holds in hand a conical support. Set in support is detachable covered bowl pierced for 3 flame jets. Mounted to cover is figure of lolling harp-strumming youth. Mounted to bowl are detachable leaf-bordered shield shade and 3 chained utensils including snuffer.

An archaeologically inspired design that is a practical addition to the library. Intended for use while pouring over old folios.

Each part hallmarked. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 21 7/8 x W 8 1/4 x D 4 3/8 in. BM738