Oil Lamp Stand
Late 19th century
Object Place: Naples (?) "in the Pompeiian manner"
Legacy dimension: H. 17" W. 8 1/2" D. 3 5/8"
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Square base on lion’s paw feet. Base surmounted by facing cat and rabbit. Shaft in shape of tree trunk with sprays of leaves and acorns, limbs at top hung with detachable rings from which miniature lamps are suspended, each by two chains attached to tops of lamps. Lamps serve as containers for oil, with openings at each end for burning, rodent finials on covers. Incised designs on paw feet, car and tree-trunk shaft. Missing: Ring for hanging l. lamp. / Oil Lamp Stand with two hanging lamps. Stand of tree with rabbit and dog on square base with paw feet. Covered lamps have animal finials.
Gift of Ralph Lowell in memory of A. Lawrence Lowell from his Cousin Ralph Lowell