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Ultimate American Bakelite, Chrome, Copper, Aluminium and Brass Trench Art Lamp

US$2,750

About

Without a doubt the most powerfully designed large Trench Art table lamp that we have ever handled. Rising from a stepped polished copper base with a burnt umber and terracotta coloured stepped Bakelite pad is a pedestal/plinth of solid aluminium. From this in turn rises a banded pillar consisting of polished aluminium, terracotta Bakelite and black Bakelite rings that culminates in a solid copper sphere. Three period brass "fat boy" sockets radiate from this sphere and each retains its original black Bakelite paddle switch. This amazing lamp "weighs a ton", is in fabulous restored condition, is all original and has been rewired. The ecru drum shade shown is contemporary and for display purposes and thus does not form part of the sale.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Diameter: 8 in. (20.32 cm)
  • Style
    Outsider Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastAluminum,MoldedBakelite,PlatedChrome,Copper
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This lamp can be rewired to suit purchaser's location.
  • Seller Location
    Port Hope, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: DD 0003581stDibs: LU100032544802

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Port Hope, Canada
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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