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Handel Scarlet Macaw Table Lamp

Auction:
2969B
Lot:
74
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2969B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 15, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Handel Scarlet Macaw Table Lamp
Reverse-painted glass, patinated metal
Painted by Henry Bedigie, Meriden, Connecticut, c. 1921
Domical shade reverse-painted with two Scarlet Macaw within a tropical foliate and floral surround, fitted with a three socket cluster on a bronzed metal base with branch detail, tree trunk, and roots on circular foot, signed HB on shade, marked Handel lamps on shade ring, and with felt tag on base.

Literature: The Handel Lamps Book by Carole Goldman Hibel, John Hibel, and John Fontaine, see p. 189 illustration 5784 for base, and p. 121 illustration 6874, for shade.

Estimate $3,000-5,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carole Goldman Hibel, Henry Bedigie, John Fontaine, John Hibel, Scarlet Macaw, Electric light, Light fixture, Macaw, Meriden, Connecticut, Scarlet, Meriden

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