This exceptional lamp base is and antique Chinese gourd vase in very rich deep cherry red, with a slight crackle to the glaze.
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This tall elegant lamp base is French, late 19th century. A cut crystal shaft rises from a heavy floral base of gilded bronze and rises to a capital, which is surmounted by a cut crystal pineapple.
These large and impressive vases are English, Victorian. They are heavy cut crystal, of "thistle" form over stepped bases with star cuts to the bottoms.
This pair of lamp bases started life as the bases of oil lamps in the mid-19th century. They are French, gilded bronze on Rouge Royale marble bases.