by Louis Bofferding


Pair of Jean Perzel standing lamps.  Brass and glass.  H: 67″ Dia: 22″ each.  $30,000


Pair of Boris Lacroix sconces made by Bagues, French 1950s.  Brass.  H: 15″.  $9,000


Pair of rock-crystal and ormolu candlesticks by Bonzano, French circa 1950.  H: 13 1/2″ $20,000


Venini standing lamp, Italian circa 1950.  Glass, brass.  H: 65″ including shade.  Sold


Pair of Buillotte lamps, French circa 1840.  Silvered brass.  H: 18″.  Provenance: Pierre Le-Tan, Paris.  Sold


Small chandelier attributed to Ercole Barovier, Italian circa 1950.  Blue opalescent glass, gold metal.  H: 20″ Dia: 23″.  Sold


Sinumbra lamp, American 1850s.  Silvered metal, cut-glass shade and prisms.  H: 29″.  $10,000

Chinese 11th century Sung dynasty vase turned into a lamp by Frances Elkins circa 1930.  H: 27″ (includeing shade).  Provenance: Mrs. Kersey Coates Reed, Lake Forest.  $5,500

Italian rococo sconce, circa 1760.  Silver metal with mirror.  H: 17″ W: 20″ D: 4 1/2″.  $3,500

Pair of French Louis-Philippe period lamps by Dubain, 1840s.  Painted and gilded sheet metal.  H: 27″ (including shades).  $12,500

French Louis-Philippe period lamp, 1840s.  Gilt bronze.  H: 11″ (with shade 20″).  $3,670

Pair of American Federal lamps by Christopher Cornelius (Philadelphia), 1840s.  Gilt bronze, marble, later cut-glass shades.  H: 25″.  $10,000

French Napoleon III lamp, 1860s.  Painted and gilded white opaline glass.  H: 17 1/2″ (30″ including shade).  $4,000

German neo-rococo sconce, 1860s.  Painted porcelain, gilt bronze, mirror.  H: 18″.  $3,750

English 19th-century candlestick with blue-and-white spiral. Glass with color intrusions.  H: 13 1/2″.  Provenance:  Baron Max Fould-Springer, Palais abbatiale de royaumont.  $3,500  (See NEW ACQUISITIONS post)

Pair of Caldwell sconces, American 1920s.  Cut glass, lacquered brass.  H: 17″.  $8,000  (See NEW ACQUISITIONS post)

Pair of Italian translucent stone lamps by the Cooperativo Artieri Alabastro of Volterra, circa 1938.  Alabaster.  H: 12 1/4″  W: 10″ D: 4 3/4″.  $10,000 (See NEW ACQUISITIONS post)

McMillen (decorating firm) standing lamp, 1930s.  Glass, mirror, black-painted wood, chrome fittings.  H: 61″ (at lowest adjustable height).  Provenance:  Doris Duke, Duke Farms, NJ.  $8,000

Frances Elkins lamp, American 1930s.  Irish crystal, silvered mounts.  H: 11″ (21″ with shade).  Provenance:  Lord and Lady Donohue, Los Angeles.  $3,000


Single lamp. Made from a candlestick, English 1930s. Blown glass with spiral of air in stem, painted wood, sheet metal. H: 14 1/2″ / 23 1/3″ including shade. Provenance: Mrs. William Boyd, daughter of Frances Elkins. $3,750

French standing lamp, 1950s.  Fruitwood, brass.  H: 72″ including shade.  $9,000

French lamp, 1950s.  Eggshell, black lacquer on wood.  H 16″ (27″ including shade).  $3,750

French lamp, 1960s.  Cut, molded, blown glass.  H: 9″ (18″ including shade).  $2,000

John Dickinson lamp, American 1970s.  Faux-painted wood, plaster on metal support.  H: 35″.  Provenance: Carlene Safdie.  $20,000