Tutankhamun lamp Vittorio Sabadin, a pair, Capodimonte Porcelain, gilt & painted,1980`s ca, Italy. This pair of vintage table lamps have been gently cleaned while respecting the age patina. They are newly rewired & earthed, PAT tested by an electrician and ready to use. Each has a new brass lamp holder & brass cover, antique gold tone silk cable, new black cord switch & a new black plug (UK Plug up to 250V) . These lamps can be used with a dimmer. It is possible to use these lights in other countries with a light bulb suitable to local electricity. These Egyptian style lamps became popular and were produced in Europe from the late 1960`s, after the King Tutankhamun exhibitions in Paris, France in 1967, and Brussels, Belgium in 1970. In the north of Italy, prestigious porcelain & ceramic manufacturers such as S.V. Porcellane d`Arte di Sabadin Vittorio, Ronzan and Ahura made similar examples. Although not signed, each lamp base is stamped on the back: `MADE IN ITALY`. These lamps have many of the quality design features of the Capodimonte Porcelain Pharaoh Tutankhamun figures of Vittorio Sabadin, the attributed designer & manufacturer. Iconic and elegant these lamps would be a sculptural addition to a range of Interiors including Art Deco, Hollywood Regency, 70`s Glamour, Post-Modern or Contemporary. At the focal point is a porcelain base depicting Tutankhamun`s death mask. Each figure is individually quality cast with great attention to detail. Superbly hand painted & gilded, these lamps are unique with real 24k gold as the main base tone. Accents of colour can be found on the Nemes headdress (cobalt blue), face (cobalt blue & black), beard (white) & collar (black, light blue, coral & green). The iconic cobra Uraeus & vulture are present. The lamps are continuously gilded & decorated all round including the back, with accents of cobalt blue and hieroglyphics symbols stamped, together with the `MADE IN ITALY` mark . Rising from the top of the head there is a short polished brass column leading to the new brass lamp holder. This is inside a polished brass cover. The lamp holder has 2 brass screw rings to hold the lampshade in place. These lamps carry 1 standard small screw light bulb (E14) up to 60 Watts. At present fitted & photographed with Candle Clear shaped light bulbs of 28 Watts. These are included in the price. It is possible to use any other E14 bulbs. Each lamp has been newly rewired with new materials. They have a new brass lampholder, gold tone silk cable, new black cord switch, and a new black plug (UK Plug up to 250V). The vintage handmade Pagoda shades are present and included in the price. The shades have great quality metal frames that sit on removable supports that screw to the lampholders. They are made of silk fabric, in ivory & beige tones with an ivory tone fringe & trim on the outside with tassel detail on each corner. The shades are further lined in beige fabric. Underneath the lamp bases are padded with new black felt to protect the furniture below. This pair of vintage table lamps is in very good condition. The porcelain sculptures are in very good condition with no cracks or chips. The gilt & painted surfaces are in very good condition, with minor rubbing to the gilt in one lamp in line with age. Both vintage lampshades are in excellent condition. The metal frames are all sound. The fabric is in excellent condition with no damages, cuts or stains. Packing is offered free of charge. We take special professional care while packing. For safe transport the lamp bases would be wrapped separately from the shades, both in bubble wrap, foam and an outer layer of card. Together all these parts would easily fit into a box with loose fill packing nuts, safe for posting with a courier. We ship with reliable couriers (signed for, tracked & insured). Additional Dimensions: The total Height of the lamp with the shade on is: 62 cm. The base alone (without the lampshade) has the following dimensions: Height: 35.5 cm, Width: 19 cm & Depth: 16 cm. The lampshade alone has the following dimensions: Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 33.5 cm & Depth: 33.5 cm. S.V. PORCELLANE D@ARTE DI SABADIN VITTORIO HISTORY Vittorio Sabadin was born in 1952 in Bassano del Grappa, a north Italian city near Venice in Veneto. Around 1975 Vittorio started creating high quality sculptures & figurines in ceramic & porcelain. Soon after he opened S.V. Porcellane D`Arte di Sabadin Vittorio. Most figures were made in original Porcelain of Capodimonte. All the items were hand made, hand painted & gilded by specialized workers, supervised in each phase by Sabadin Vittorio himself. He worked on many different subjects from people to objects, shells, fantasy marine themes, egyptian themes. Egyptian style objects & lamps became popular and were produced in Europe from the late 1960`s, after the King Tutankhamun exhibitions in Paris, France in 1967, and Brussels, Belgium in 1970. In the north of Italy, prestigious porcelain & ceramic manufacturers such as S.V. Porcellane d`Arte di Sabadin Vittorio, Ronzan and Ahura made similar examples.
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