Mid 19thC French Empire Bronze Cupid Lamp

A classic small scale french empire lamp featuring a standing patinated bronze winged cupid with one foot resting on a gilt bronze finely chased gilt bronze drum base.  Cupid is standing with one hand holding an arrow with the head pointed down and on whose stem a pair of candle arms are joined for candles.  Above the candle arms the stem of the arrow terminates in a quiver which serves as the finial holding the the lamp’s harp to the shade .

Dimensions:17″ (43cm) to top of candle holders ; 31″ (79cm) to top of finial.

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