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Antique Lighting

Philips Auctions has a range of quality antique lighting at our Melbourne auction house. During our regular Fine & Decorative Arts auctions, you will find something to suit any style.

We specialise in the following types of antique lights:

  • chandeliers
  • sconces
  • bronze lamps
  • glass lamps
  • and more.

Selection of items from our recent sales

A COPPER AND CHROME FRENCH MODERNISTE CHANDELIER
Circa: 1940s, with glass shades by Ezan
With an urn form stem to a circular dish issuing six stepped low arched arms with upturned frosted and icicle glass dishes
Length: 50cm Diameter: 75cm


TWO CRYSTAL WALL SCONCES
Mid 20th century. The two branch sconces with curvaceous ribbed arms supporting cut crystal pans and candle style electric candles, embellished with cut drops and rosettes. Very elegant period lighting. Length: 30cm Width: 22cm Depth: 20cm.


A FRENCH BRASS AND COLOURED GLASS CHANDELIER
Circa: 1940s-50s. The chandelier with a conical ceiling cup to a tubular and reeded stem issuing five 'U' shaped arms with scrolled iron work motifs and supporting frosted dishes with blood red borders scattered with gilded stars. Height: 64cm


A LARGE CAST IRON FIGURAL LAMP
Mid 20th century. The figure of a girl upon a pedestal, with a floriform light fitting and a frosted and floral decorated glass shade. Height: 107cm


A PAIR OF IMARI EARTHENWARE LAMPS
Timber mounted, and of ovoid form with waisted necks, lug handles and straight sided bases, decorated in iron red, blue black and gold to reserves, with scroll and flora to the body between patterned collars and lappet bases, with black conical shades.


A FINE FRENCH ART DECO GILT BRONZE CHANDELIER BY PETITOTS
1930s, with maker's mark, AP, for Atelier Petitot inside fitting. The light with a chain and knopped stem to a terraced and geometric banded boss, a moderne overlapping leaf design to fluted cups holding frosted and fluted glass shades with prominent vertical ribs; recently rewired.


A VICTORIAN STAINED GLASS AND BRASS HANGING LANTERN
Mid 19th century. The rectangular lantern with a brass floral gallery and brass fretwork borders to the top and bottom, with leaded stain glass panes in colours, each facet with a clear glass central pane cut with a starburst motif; with hanging chain. If you're looking for vintage lighting in Melbourne this is truly a unique find. Height: 35cm Width: 21cm Depth: 21cm

To view our latest catalogue and see all our upcoming antique lighting at our next Melbourne Auction,
click on the Fine & Decorative Arts button on the top right hand side of this page.

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