Description

Just in, this stunning Antique French Louis XVI style Silver Bouillotte Lamp & original Tole Shade, from C.1900-1920s.Great details to the cup, this lamp has three wired candle holders.The Tole shade is in great condition and functions correctly.Very good antique condition, consistent with age and use, original patina and in working order.History of the Bouillotte Lamps;”Originally, this lamp was designed as a card game accessory, from which it takes its name: the hot water bottle. The “bouillotte game” was popular in France, especially during the French Revolution, a French card game that appeared in the 18th century and was based on three of a kind”So, you had a Bouillotte lamp on a Bouillotte Table to play a card game called ” La Bouillotte”

Additional information

Dimensions

17ʺW × 7ʺD × 30ʺL

Styles

French

Lamp Shade

Included

Period

Late 19th Century

Country of Origin

France

Item Type

Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned

Materials

Silver

Condition

Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections

Color

Silver

Power Sources

Up to 120V (US Standard)