Recently this magnificent pair of rare antique American Brilliant Crystal lamps adorned marble pedestals that graced the entry way of an upscale, elaborately furnished, elegant mansion in California. This pair of identical crystal lamps are a rare find. Few remain intact undamaged and even fewer have become available. They represent an exceptional piece of American glass history. The items under consideration are a matching pair of Rare, Antique, American Brilliant Period (ABP), Crystal, electroliers, 22 inch tall, DOMED TABLE LAMPS.
The Table Lamps are rare, aesthetic, hand cut crystal creations produced during the late 19th, early 20th century. The lamp basically consists of 2 parts. A 16 3/4 inch tall lamp body and a 10 inch diameter dome shaped shade. The lamp body consists of a 12 inch tall cut crystal form that consists of 3 parts (photo# 7, 10, & 11). A 3 inch tall x 9 1/2 inch diameter base, a 4 inch tall cut step collar, and a 5 inch tall stem.
Mounted on the stem top is a 4 inch tall brass structure that supports the dome and prisms. The 10 inch diameter x 6 inch tall cut crystal dome rests on the10 inch diameter ring that is part of the metal structure (photo# 6, 8, & 9).ABP items are recognizable for their'all over cut patterns of various motifs. The dome and lamp body have a similar display of hand cut motifs. Elaborately cut work includes large hobsters, fans, curved and notched miters, shooting stars, crosscut diamonds, lozenges, strawberries, thistles, etc. The shade is large (10 x 6), beautifully decorated, dazzling, and elaborately cut-crystal (Photo# 9 & 12). There is a 1 inch wide, 1/2 inch thick, 10 inch diameter glass ring on the dome base, which allows the shade to rest on the circular metal support.
16 3/4 inch tall lamp body contains the metal support structure, the crystal stem, collar, and base (photo# 7 &10). A 4 inch tall brass metal structure is attached to the top of the lamp body. The top of the structure contains a decorative support brass ring (photo# 7).The ring accommodates the base of dome to rest on and the 34 elegant 2-piece sparkling spear head prisms to dangle from (photo# 9). Ring is attached to 3 metal support arms (photo# 7 & 8). The stem is a 6-inch elaborately decorated crystal baluster shaped form which supports the bottom of the metal structure (photo# 7, 8, & 10). The bottom of the stem evolves into a 4 inch tall cut-step collar (photo# 11). The stepped collar further evolved into a 3 inch tall x 9 1/2 inch diameter circular flared base, similarly decorated as the stem and dome (photo# 11). Dimensions: Height, including dome- 22 inch. Height, excluding dome- 16 3/4 inch. Diameter, across base- 9 1/2 inch.
Weight- 13 pounds, 15.2 ounces. Two for the lamp fixtures and two for the shades. The item "Pair, Rare American Brilliant Crystal 22Domed Table Lamps with 34 Crystal Prisms" is in sale since Thursday, March 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps".
The seller is "crystalcove2014" and is located in Ladera Ranch, California. This item can be shipped to United States.