French Bouillotte Lamp

French Bouillotte Lamp
origins: France
period: 19th c.
~ sold
reference: 255 B
h: 20 3/4"
w: 11 1/2 ( including shade)"

A classic 19th century gilt bronze bouillotte lamp wired for electricity with original hand painted shade. Bouillotte Lamps originated in the late 18th/early 19th century in France for use during games of bouillotte which is similar to poker.