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Lot 604

Pair Loetz Attributed Iridescent and Bronze Desk Lamps

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

early 20th century, each with flattened triangular base issuing an adjustable curved arm, supporting a spherical shade with green pulled feather motif, unsigned, taller 14 x 5-3/8 x 11 in.

Provenance: Christie's New York, December 12, 1992 (lot 360); Private Collection, New York


one with replaced turn knob to adjust height, knob does not turn, rust to washer, areas of verdigris, felted to base, one adjusts side to side, the other does not, areas of discoloration to gilt bronze, electric tested, both work; shades with some bubbles to interior, number written in black ink to interior fitter ring "MA414(2)", one shade with crack to fitter rim with infill, other small nicks, with faint thin interior lines or possibly hairlines from rim to rim, flea bites to rim on one, minor scratching