Antique Aesthetic Movement Victorian Arts & Crafts Oil Kerosene Glass Lamp Shade
DESIGNED IN THE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT STYLE THAT WAS SO POPULAR DURING LATE 19 CENTURY. THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE LEAF APPLICATION IS A CLEAR SIGNATURE OF THE ART NOUVEAU MOVEMENT THAT WAS AS POWERFUL PARALLEL STREAM, AT THAT TIME.
THE LAMP IS IN A VERY GOOD ORIGINAL WORKING CONDITION WITH WEAR TO FINISH CONSISTENT WITH AGE. MADE OUT OF WHITE METAL WITH BRASS INSERT AND FONT EQUIPPED WITH LARGE "BRILLIANT" KEROSENE BURNER. THE BLUE GLASS SHADE IS HAND BLOWN AND HAS NO CHIPS CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE MEASUREMENTS ARE: 15 1/2" TO THE TOP OF THE 7 1/4" DIAMETER SHADE, 9 AT THE WIDEST PART FROM HANDLE TO HANDLE. Our unique collection of American "gone with the wind" lamps took many years to form.
It is now for sale and currently awaiting new owner. Most of the lamps in our collection are impossible to find for sale anywhere. Qualified buyers will be invited to view and inspect the collection in person.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States