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I've been buying extraordinary objects for 40 years. Five novels have emerged from my obsession with 20th century's rare designs. Some of my collection is for sale.

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Prairie sconce

Single wall sconce with leaded shades. Wonderful original Japanned hit or miss finish. Solid brass. 14”h x 11”w x 8”deep. Period leaded shades have a few heat cracks. Beautiful addition to an arts and crafts home. Works great.


OC White task light3

OC White articulated wall light2. great original finish. Sweet original metal diffuser. Rewired. works great, First arm 20”. second arm 24”. perfect condition.


OC White double arm floor lamp

Rare, exceptional OC White dual arm floor lamp. Very rare signed cast iron base.. Crouse/Hinds junction box on the riser. 60”h x 12”base diameter. First arm is 29”long. Original sockets. Second arm is 18”long.Vintage cased green bear paw shades


20" diffuser with six socket Benjamin clusterSOLD

Twenty inch diameter industrial hanging lamp. All brass hardware. Complete with rarest of rare Benjamin six socket cluster. Professional rewired. 20” diameter. 22” drop from ceiling.


SOLD Nickel plated brass three light fixture with mirror shades

Never before seen nickel plated brass three light ceiling fixture. Complete with three super hard to find 1880’s flat mirrored reflectors from a NH woolen mill. Professional rewire. Fantastic fixture.28” drop. 24” wide. 6’diameter shades.


biggest flat opal glass diffuser ever

Largest flat glass diffuser hanging light in the world. This monster has a flat, hand-blown opal white glass shade that’s 22 inches across. The original fixture has a mirrored interior and sports an amazing ten socket starburst socket cluster circa 1890. Professionally rewired. 52” drop. 22” diameter.


Early Wheeler Co hanging lightSOLD

Early electric Wheeler Lamp Co ceiling drop. Embossed cast iron signature. Fun dual insulator Frankenstein-type electrical connectors. When this is rewired I’d suggest coiled individual wire connected to two vintage porcelain ceiling caps. 14” diameter unusual torus shaped white glass diffuser, 52” drop. Four socket Benjamin cluster. A spectacular lamp from the earliest years of the Wheeler Lamp Company.


multi socket diffuser drop

Never before seen eight socket cluster with opal glass diffuser. This is an assembled fixture from two original vintage lamps. The solid brass cluster has seven sockets and an additional bottom socket with a 2 1/4” fitter. Needs a rewire but works. 37” drop. 16” diameter opal glass diffuser. 7” diameter secondary shade


Prairie school lamps

Vintage pair of frank Lloyd Wright style copper and amber glass ceiling drops. I collect frank lloyd Wright original objects, and these seem to be his except I can not find images in the literature, Dated from the 20’s or 30’s. all original with solid copper structure and perfect, original amber glass panels. 16” drop. 18” wide. Beautiful addition to a Wright home. If they are proven to be FLW, the price is a steal. good wiring. Ready to hang.


Emeralite jeweler's showcase black cased lamp

Signed, super rare Emeralite black cased glass jewel’s showcase lamp.16”h 11.5” diameter. Perfect original finish. great original wiring. Signed cased black dome. Signed blue frosted glass bottom diffuser. Case black Emeralite lamps are rare. This model directs light down through the glass top of a showcase. Perfect glass. Original turn switch.


Eldon task lamp

Eldon wall lamp. Double articulated wall mounted iron task light 19’ deep. 14” high. dimensions vary with arm angles. A classic Eldon Company task lamp with the distinctive circular knuckles. Comes with a period cased green glass bear paw.


Tiffany style desk light

Adjustable desk lamp with the gold dore finish used by Tiffany. needs rewire and something to mount it to. A beautiful, high quality lamp project.. 12”h x 8.5”w x 5” deep.


OC White task lamp4

OC White task light signed with unusual foil label. Complete with mercury reflector shade. 36” long, adjusts to 50” Rewired. Works


OC White5

OC White task light signed on arm. Needs rewire. adjustable length and height.


Bronze freighter lampSOLD

Bronze articulated ship’s wall fixture from a freighted in the South China Sea in the 1920’s. Amazing ratchet adjustable knuckles and original open top porcelain metal shade. 46” extended. 11” diameter shade


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