John & Rico's
Antique Lighting from The Drawing Room
# 4848. A gas figural newel post lamp of an Etruscan Warrior. Material: White Metal. Circa 1869-89. Size: 43" tall to the top of the shade ring; the base is 10" across. The figure and the gas staff is detachable from the base. This figure is titled in large letters on the base: "ETRUSCAN" The head of this figure is similar to the form used by American Express in their early advertisements. This is the second figural lamp of this form in the last dozen years. It is from a Newport estate. Condition: the finish is new: putty colored paint and bright gold paint. There has been a restoration to the crest on the head of the warrior: the crest was detached and restored with epoxy. There is a standard 5" gas ring on this lamp which has been fitted for electricity. There is no shade for this lamp. Price: $5,500.00.
The head of this Etruscan Warrior is similar to that of the American Express Warrior used in advertizing their product which early on was travelers checks.
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