Capodimonte lamps

ms01634August 5, 2010

Does anyone have any knowledge of very old capodimonte lamps. I have two porcelain lamps. One has a black horse on it. Both have 8X8 brass bases, and inside the porcelain on the bottom is the only marking. One says capodimonte #332 ITALY, and the other says capodimonte #362 ITALY. Both of these markings are hand written. They have been in my family at least 55 years. No idea of their history before that.

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lindac

To the best of my knowledge Capo di Monte is never marked "Capo di Monte"...I think what you have is something in the Capo di Monte style.
Linda C

    Bookmark   August 5, 2010 at 10:37PM
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ms01634

Thats interesting Linda. I have to say, I've seen nothing anywhere about this marking on a capodimonte lamp either. Do you think that is the case at any age? Thanks

    Bookmark   August 6, 2010 at 8:17AM
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lindac

As far as I know, yes.
Linda C

Here is a link that might be useful: Capo di Monte

    Bookmark   August 6, 2010 at 9:57AM
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