Lamp Table Pair Table Spelter Bronzed Shepherdess Pastoral Romantic
A fine pair of 19th century, spelter, dark bronzed, shepherdesses in the pastoral and romantic styles upcycled into 21" high table lamps
These fine sculptures introduce a classically inspired pastoral atmosphere and charm into the interior The shepherdesses are clothed in peasant attire according to conventions from the classical tradition; one is carrying a bowl of seed with a bird on her shoulder and the other carrying a large hat. Original dark bronze patina. Notably fine example of the 19th century revival of pastoral sculpture depicting rural life in an idealised and romantic style which first appeared in Hellenistic and Roman wall paintings and was revived in the Renaissance, the late-18th century and again in the mid-19th century. The conversion has been replaced, conforming to UK Electrical standards. Pricing £3,000 the pair
Measures: Figure height 46 cm., 18 inches Height to top of light fitting 53 cm., 21 inches Base diameter 15 cm., 6 inches.
Neoclassical Revival (Of the period)
GOOD. Wear consistent with age and use.
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