Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain.
Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique Victorian Silver Plated Corinthian Column Table Oil Lamp c. This is an elegant antique Victorian silver plated Corinthian column table oil lamp base converted to electricity, circa 1890 in date.
The lamp features its original glass mounted facetted cut clear glass oil reservoir and fittings, a capital decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls which flair outwards on a fluted tapering shaft and sits on a stepped plinth base decorated with further columns and beading. In working condition having been rewired. In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and rewired in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.Height 67 x Width 18 x Depth 18. Height 26.4 x Width 7.1 x Depth 7.1. The Corinthian order is the last developed of the three principal classical orders of ancient Greek and Roman architecture. The other two are the Doric order which was the earliest, followed by the Ionic order. When classical architecture was revived during the Renaissance, two more orders were added to the canon, the Tuscan order and the Composite order. The Corinthian, with its offshoot the Composite, is the most ornate of the orders. This architectural style is characterized by slender fluted columns and elaborate capitals decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls. The name Corinthian is derived from the ancient Greek city of Corinth, although the style had its own model in Roman practice, following precedents set by the Temple of Mars Ultor in the Forum of Augustus c. It was employed in southern Gaul at the Maison Carrée, Nîmes and at the comparable podium temple at Vienne. Other prime examples are the lower order of the Basilica Ulpia and the arch at Ancona both of the reign of Trajan, 98-117 AD the "column of Phocas and the "Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek c. Take a tour of our London showrooms.
Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres.Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11.
For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique Victorian Silver Plated Corinthian Column Table Oil Lamp c.1890" is in sale since Monday, September 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Other Silver Plate". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.