Italian 800 standard silver electric boudoir lamp in form of an old oil lamp, having footed lobed design body with hinged lid, decorated with a figure of a lady reading a book. Scroll handle has figural horse head finial and acanthus leaf motif. Around the base, there is a foliate border. Socket features egg & dart pattern. Maker's mark is unclear. Made in Florence, c. 1960s.
This scarce piece is 5 3/4" long from edge to handle, 2 1/4" wide and 4" tall (without the light bulb).
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Figural Electric Boudoir Lamp Oil Lamp Form 800 Silver Italy 1960