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.