A Parisian Bouillotte Lamp
Reference No: DoussFr266
An early 20th century French three-light Bouillotte brass lamp with its original adjustable-height, green painted tole shade. Note the arrow-shaped screw-head for the shade adjustment. This sort of pressed metal lampshade on table lamps and desk lamps was used to shade the user’s eyes from direct light. Light from the lightbulbs is cast directly down onto the table-top by the reflective interior of the shade. Area of Paris, circa 1930.
Condition report: In well-worn and un-restored condition. Requiring to be wired to Australian Safety Standards.
Dimensions: Height 58 cm, diameter 37 cm.
Status: Awaiting shipment to Australia