HANDEL DESK OR PIANO LAMP, C 1910, BRONZE BASE H 14 1/4", L 12"
The lipped, cylindrical shade of chipped opal glass with an Art Nouveau-style green ivy vine silhouetted about the rim, signed at the interior of the shade, 'Handel #6368'. The flaring bronze base with a pivoting adjustable arm; impressed around the edge of the base 'Handel' (see additional photo). The lamp having an overall height of 14 1/4" and a length of 12". The shade having a length of 10".
Literature: Falco, Robert De, John Hibel, and Carole Goldman Hibel. "Handel Lamps: Painted Shades & Glassware". Staten Island, NY: H & D, 1986. - Figure 10 (p.14) & similar examples featured on pgs 205-206.
The shade is in good condition. The patina has very light wear. Ad