French 19th Century Renaissance St. Patinated Bronze Lamps Signed Levillain
Item # 8522
A pair of French 19th century Renaissance st. patinated bronze urns mounted into lamps, signed Levillain. Each lamp is raised on a circular base. The urn ends with paw feet with scrolled design elements. Each is decorated with figures and birds in flight amidst foliate. Above is a large bull with ribbon borders. At each side are scrolled handles decorated with animal masks. All original patina throughout. Shown with our tailored Cedric DuPont Antiques signature two tone gold silk pin tuck shades.
Ferdinand Levillain (1837-1905) was a renowned sculptor who exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861. He was awarded a Silver Medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle, and was awarded 'Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur' by the French state in 1892.