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.
Solid brass two arm swing lamp with original reflector metal shade. 24” extended. 5”h x 4”w.
Signed Faries Co bookshelf down light. What a perfect original Japanned copper finish! Great working condition with original lamp cord. Signed on base. Heavy marble support bottom.. 17L x 5”h x 11”wide.
OC White lab desk light from old high school. original grey finish and enamel metal shade. 15”h x 12” long x 5” diameter base.
OC White lab desk light from old high school. original grey finish and vented plastic shade with aluminum interior reflector.. 15”h x 12” long x 5” diameter base
Beautiful original brass student lamp. Patina green on brass surface, Socket patent dates from 1881 to 1889. 25”h x 17” deep x 9” diameter white glass reflector shade. works fine. A great example of the earliest form of this classic light.
Solid brass Faries type floor lamp with cased green glass bell shade. 57”h x 17” d x9’ wide. Replaced thumb screw shaft adjustor. original weathered brass with green discoloration on base.
Bradley and Hubbard brass floor lamp. Signed under base. beautiful form. Hard to find cased green parabola shade. Rewired and working. 63” high 8” diameter base. 6” shade diameter
Pair of hammered copper wall sconces with repousse fruit design. Original mica diffusers. 12”h x 10”w x 7”Deep. Gorgeous addition to an arts and crafts home. Maker unknown.
Cased black Emeralite Bellova brass lamp. rare cased black glass shade on a Bellova base, the high end of the Emeralite line. Signed On the base. 18”H x 10” wide x 6.5’ diameter shade. perfect working condition.
Rare, rare, rare, Faries Lamp Co. clamp on “Mini”. Only seen in vintage ads. I believe that none of this model has come up for sale in many years. A wonderful plunger mechanism opens the base to clamp on a table or shelf edge. Original brass signed Faries parabola with neat clamp design. 9” h x 11” long x 6.5” shade. rewired. $950.00. Go find one.
Stunning brass secessionist desk lamp. green bronze finish. 9’ high 7” wide. 5”deep.Marked “Austria” on bottom by the firm M.Szab BEJ. rewired. fun tiltable shade.
Early, early electric brass student lamp. Vintage leaded shade with new replaced fringe. 32”h x 12”w x 6” diameter. old but perfect wiring. Works great.
Early Faries Co type brass desk lamp with original bear paw cased green Emeralite shade. 15”h x 5.5” base. new rewire.
Mad scientist wet dream: Early articulating laboratory beaker stand with original light source attached. 28” high x 8” wide x 6” deep. Takes still-available bayonet bulb. Works great. Makes a super display stand for some small collectable.
Pair of rare Aurora NYC candle lamps. Both signed with paper label. fantastic hand wrought mica shades. need a little solder. 16” h x 5.5” base. old iron finish.