06-25-2011 06-25-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2552B Boston
June 25, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Handel Table Lamp with Painted Parchment Shade

 
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2552B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 25, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Handel Table Lamp with Painted Parchment Shade, Meriden, Connecticut, early 20th century, truncated cone-shaped parchment shade decorated with hand-painted peonies, signed Mosher, with applied braided trim and tassels, on a cast patinated bronze base with two sockets over a reeded and bulbed shaft continuing to a round petal base, raised HANDEL 55 on underside of base, imperfections, overall ht. 24 3/4, shade dia. 18 in.
Estimate $500-600

The shade was probalbly stitched to the wire frame now with old glue and them trim possibly added at a later time, some of the glue has loosened and now about half of the shade is loose from the lower wire hoop of the shade, so needs regluing or to be stitched; some corrosion aound base with verdigris.

Keywords

Meriden, Connecticut