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New In – A French, Silver Plated Bouillotte Lamp c.1840’s

New in today is an early 19thc French, silver plated ‘Bouillotte’ lamp comprising three arms with adjustable charcoal painted tole shade. It has fine detail to the metal work, with a pineapple finial and acanthus decoration throughout. It is newly electrified and measures: 63cm high. c.1840’s

Bouillotte lamps were designed and adapted in the 18th Century, to be used on a Bouillotte table, both named after the games of cards popular at that time.