Unusual, painted metal table lamp has pressed glass base and metal bowl top. The light within the bowl is obscured by a “FRUITBOWL” shade, composed of many wired-together glass grapes, pears, plums, flowers, cherries and leaves. These all glow beautifully when lit from within.
29.5” / 75cm tall
“GEARY SHIELD” shaped shade hangs from a double armed, bulbs-down, single sconce. The back plate represents a swan holding the arms in its beak; the stylized tail feathers are brass wire swirls. The shiels-shade is covered with dark blue velvet, silk and gold metallic braid, overlaid with silk embroidered appliques. Hand beaded fringe.
18.5” / 47cm tall
“WHOOP DE DOME” shaped shade is ombre dyed from pale gold into faded blue, covered with gold metallic embroidered netting and then overlaid with sequinned appliques; blue, gold, red, cream and black colors. Hand beaded fringe around bottom edge of shade. This sets upon a painted metal, 1920’s table lamp with leaf design in base.
25” / 63.5cm tall
“FUSCHIA” shaped shade is covered with creamy-white lined, embroidered with blue, rose and gold flourishes. Fat, hand beaded tassels hang from the four inside corners of the shade/ This sets on a painted, large scale, carved wood floor lamp, also cream with blue, rose and gold accents.
74” / 188cm tall
Lower half of the “TURBAN” shaped shade is dark purple velvet covered with handmade, green patterned lace, then overlaid with silk embroidered pansy appliques. Upper half is covered with Chinese, hand embroidered foliage and butterflies. Short, looped, hand beaded fringe. This sets upon a porcelain and brass, Aesthetic Style table lamp with a quasi-Oriental design. Intricate, painted finial.
25.5” / 65cm tall
Burnt orange, “TAJ MAHAL” shaped shade is covered with a patterned
metallic lamp overlaid with floral appliques on the top half. Gold metallic swirls embroidered onto orange silk in cuff. Hand beaded fringe. Shade rests on an ornate, painted metal table lamp with “Green Man” faces in base.
33.5” / 85cm tall
Beautiful, openwork, floral based, painted metal floor lamp holds “WHIMSEY” shaped shade. Mauve silk with embroidery on top; and, mauve striped lame overlaid with beaded appliques in cuff. Large, embroidered appliques around the belly of the shade. Hand beaded fringe.
72” / 183cm tall
“KRISTINE” shaped shade, terra cotta toned, covered with silk cut velvet and silk brocade, then overlaid, in the center panels, with embroidered silk bird appliques. Hand beaded fringe. Painted metal floor lamp with green onyx base and exquisite, large bird finial.
73” / 185.5cm tall
White “MOSQUE” shaped shade is covered with luscious, gold couched, satin stitched and embroidered, Japanese kimono silk, depicting birds and flowers. Heavy gold metallic trim in cuff. Hand beaded fringe. This sets on a painted metal floor lamp with dangling prisms in stem and birds in base. Bird finial.
73” / 185.5cm tall
“MANNEQUIN” wall mounted, light-up, artistic wall sconce is in the shape of a woman’s torso. Originally designed as a display item for lingerie, the wire frame is now covered with gold-shot silk lace and peachy toned metallic lame. the bodice is overlaid with tiny, hand embroidered flowers; the neckline with a beaded and jeweled necklace. The “crown” is peach toned, glass jewels. The on/off switch is a hand beaded, handmade tassel.
21.5” / 54.5cm tall
“TURBAN” shaped shade is lined with white silk and covered with delicated hued, silver-shot metallic lace in blue and rose tones, then overlaid with tiny silver butterfly appliques. Hand beaded fringe. This sets upon a figural porcelain table lamp with French mounted, pastel colored lovebirds on a brass base.
28” / 71cm tall
Ombre dyed from orange into blue, “WHOOP DE DOME” shaped shade is covered with antique gold metallic lace and then overlaid with several different silk embroidered appliques: parrots, flowers and flourishes. This shade hangs from an ornate, 1920’s, painted metal bridge lamp. An eagle-like bird alighting on the arm of the lamp, followed downwards by green glass tubes and 3D painted twined flowers around the stem.
62” / 157.5cm tall
Pair “CRAB” shaped shades are covered with a variety of textiles: ecru silk cut velvet, patterned netting, silk brocade; then, overlaid with large, silk embroidered, stylized pomegranate appliques, enhanced with tiny garnet glass jewels. Hand beaded fringe. These shades set atop a pair of painted metal ewer shaped table lamps.
33” / 84cm tall
Bright red “MOSQUE” shaped shade is covered with Indian, gold embroidered silk with large peacock appliques. Wide, gold metallic and chenille trim in cuff. Hand beaded fringe. This shade sets upon an unusual, painted red, fluted metal floor lamp with large,mushroom shaped base.
72” / 183cm
Ombre dyed, from tomato red into ecru, “LARGE CREST” shaped shade is covered with antique gold metallic lace on outer sides and a second metallic lace on the marquis shaped center panels, which are then overlaid with large, silk embroidered bird appliques. Hand beaded fringe. this shade sets on an elaborate, 1920’s, painted metal floor lamp with ribbon twisted accent and dangling jewels on the stem.
73” / 185cm tall
“LARGE TULIP” shaped shade is covered with cream colored linen, embroidered with one large rose on each of the four large sides; one small rose on the four small sides. All is then overlaid with antique gold metallic netting. Beautiful, matching colors, hand beaded fringe. This sets upon a hand painted, porcelain vase-like table lamp.
33.5” / 85cm tall
Marble based table lamp, with winged griffins in stem, hold “LOTUS SONG” shaped shade. Ombre dyed, cream into blue then covered with cream, red and blue embroidered linen, same colored trim in cuff, and mini-crown appliques all around the bottom edge. Hand beaded fringe.
29” / 73.5cm tall
Very colorful porcelain bird lamp holds “CHARLESTON” shaped shade. Bright orange lining is overlaid with pierced Japanese kimono silk and oriental embroidery in each of the four circular panels. Hand beaded fringe.
15.5 / 38cm tall
Pair of light aqua green, “PORTRAIT OVAL” shaped shades are adorned with cobalt blue and coral beaded butterfly appliques and embroidered silk net, in same colors. Matching colored, hand beaded fringe. These shades set upon a pair of painted metal, candlestick table lamps with faux (painted) jewels in stems. Topping the shades are two fantastic, dragonfly finials.
27.5” / 70cm tall
Brilliant red glass, converted oil lamp is embossed with bas-relief dragon. “SHINTO” shaped shade is also bright red, covered with patterned red silk velvet and then overlaid with bright turquoise, Chinese, silk embroidered dragons, couched with gold metallic outlining. Red and turquoise, glass, hand beaded fringe.
28” / 71cm tall
Exquisite, Art Deco, painted bronze “Lovers” table lamp holds “CRAB” shaped shade. Shade is bronze toned, covered with greenish-gold silk peau-de-sois and metallic lame, with all-over heavy gold metallic embroidery and appliques. Hand beaded fringe.
37” / 94cm tall
“SHELLY” shaped shade, ombre dyed from green into red and covered with roses-embroidered silks, has 6 glass jewels set into its upper halves, which, along with the hand beaded fringe, shine beautifully when the shade is lit. This confection rests upon a double-armed, ornate, painted metal table lamp, featuring 3D roses twined around stem and antique glass drops hanging from the center bobeche.
26.5” / 67cm tall
Ornate painted metal bridge lamp with 3D roses twining around stem of lamp; more bas-relief roses in base. “KATIE” shaped shade hangs from end of roses-encrusted arm. Shade is ombre dyed from red into green-gold, covered with gold metallic lace and overlaid with silk petit point embroidered appliques, depicting parrots and roses. Hand beaded fringe.
58” / 147cm tall
Ornate, 1920’s, painted metal floor lamp with “X” shaped base, holds “OLD HENRY” shade, ombre dyed from pale gold into faded brick-red. Sides are covered with leaf-patterned, antique gold metallic lace; front and back panels with red/gold lame overlaid with heavily embroidered applique work. Heavy, patterned trim in cuff. Hand beaded fringe.
66” / 168cm tall
Pair “WHOOP DE DOME” shaped shades are ombre dyed from tomato red into sagey-blue green, covered with delicate black silk lace, shot throughout with gold metallic garlands and overlaid with embroidered bird appliques (glass eyes). Hand beaded fringe. Lamps have square format with four bird heads (dangling jewels from beaks) on body of each lamp.
25” / 63cm tall
Lavender, silk cut velvet “MUSHROOM” shaped shade, overlaid with hand-made, silk rosettes on upper half; heavy silk embroidered trim in cuff. Lovely, looped pattern beaded fringe. This hangs from really gorgeous, ornate painted metal bridge lamp with flower basket finial.
67” / 170cm tall
Ombre dyed “BYZANTINE” shaped shade is colored from red into off-white. The convoluted shape is covered with a variety of black, white and red textiles and appliques. Hand beaded fringe in same colors; marble finial. The table lamp is cream and black, 1920’s Czechoslovakian ceramic ware, mounted on a painted metal base, featuring an Art Deco, stylized stork in a natural setting.
31” / 79cm tall
Ombre dyed, “CREST” shaped shade is burgundy red into green, covered with delicate, gold-embued black silk lace; beaded appliques in center panels; heavy gold metallic trim around cuff with scarab beetle wing inserts. Hand beaded fringe. Table lamp is in the shape of a metal carriage that lights separately behind its green pebble-glass windows.
25” / 63cm tall
Ombre dyed “DANCER” shaped shade runs from faded denim blue into creamy-ecru. two different, gold-shot embroidered fabrics cover the sides and cuffs; gold lame overlaid with silk chenille embroidered appliques cover the center facets. Hand beaded fringe and very ornate jewel-drop finial. Fabulous, ornate, large scale, 1920’s painted metal table lamp has Green Man faces on either side of the stem.
37” / 94cm tall
Ombre dyed “CRESCENT” shaped shade is ochre gold into blue with gold metallic lace overlay. Jeweled, embroidered center facets; hand beaded fringe and fancy, painted peacock finial. This sets on an ornate, painted metal, double armed table lamp.
33” / 84cm tall
Carved alabaster polar bear table lamp has “FLOWER FAIRY” shade. Shade is covered with ivory silk and silver metallic brocade; silver lame in cuff overlaid with silver and white satin beaded appliques. Hand beaded fringe all around the bottom edge of shade.
23”, 59cm high
Masterpiece, “ LARGE GOTHIC SHIELD” shaped shades are ombre dyed from peach into old cream then covered with spectacular gold metallic laces (from Spain), Victorian appliques and old silk rosettes (from France). Looped beaded fringe along bottom edge of each shield. These rest upon a pair of French, Art Nouveau candelabra style lamps, each with two arms and a trumpeting maiden in the center. The arms of the candelabra are twined with metal leaves and stems of porcelain flowers.
25”, 64cm high
“TAJ MAHAL” shaped shade. Cuff is covered with multi-colored, printed fabricwith shot with silver metallic embroidery. Upper half is covered with lilac and silver metallic lame, overlaid with silver leaf appliqués, each outlined with rose glass beads. Intricate, hand beaded fringe along bottom of shade. This rests upon a spectacular, silver metal table lamp depicting naturalistic cranes in a grassy setting, resting on a marble base.
31”, 78cm high
Pair of “FLOWER FAIRY” shades sitting atop carved wood candlestick style lamps with carved barley twist stems. The paint and gilding on the lamps is original. The shades have sand colored silk linings overlaid with patterned net on upper halves (from Paris flea market); metallic embroidered silk organza on lower halves. Charming bird and butterfly appliques on each shade. Hand beaded fringe hangs from bottom edge of shades.
26”, 66cm high
“MAGIC CARPET” shaped shade is covered with finely printed, soft old cotton and overlaid with embroidered silk roses appliques. Set into the collar of the shade are 8, light green, iridescent scarab beetle jewel inserts that light up nicely when the lamp is on. The shade sets upon a gothic style lamp base with two griffins sitting on a green onyx slab.
27 1/2”, 70cm high
“LARGE TULIP” shaped shade is covered with finely embroidered silk satin depicting peacocks and foliage. This embroidery is outlined and detailed with glinty metallic threads. Hand beaded fringe around bottom edge of lamp. The shade sets on an ornate, painted metal floor lamp with carved wooden “shells” in the base.
72 1/2”, 184cm high
Pair “FLOWER FAIRY” shades have ivory silk lining, then covered over with pierced, Japanede silk on top halves; heavily embroidered, striped silk on lower halves. Overlaying all are vertical, embroidered silk embellishments. Hand beaded fringe around bottoms of shades. These clip onto a pair blue toned, Chinese cloisonne, candlestick-style table lamps.
26”, 66cm high
“JEZEBEL” shaped shade is ochre gold tones, covered with gold metallic net and laces, then overlaid with gorgeous metallic embroidered Chinese dragon and flaming pearl appliques. Colorful, blue and gold beaded fringe hangs from bottom edge of shade. This sets on a tall Asian flavored, ochre colored, porcelain table lamp; blue phoenixes and dragons painted on vase, pierced brass base.
33:, 83cm high
“PETAL” shade is covered with French, gold metallic lace, then overlaid with brightly colored, silk flower appliques. Wonderful bird head applique in center front and back panels. Hand beaded fringe with crystal end beads. This shade rests on a hand-painted porcelain vase-shaped table lamp, depicting birds in flight and flowers.
27 1/2”, 69cm high
ROYALTY shaped shade sets upon large, pained metal table lamp. Both shade and lamp are tones of grey, linen, ochre gold and slate blue. The shade is covered with fabric from 1930’s curtain panels with metallic appliques inside center panels. Hand beaded fringe hangs from bottom of shade.
34”, 86cm high
Pair SLANTED SCALLOPED CANDELABRA SHADES on pair extra tall, 1930’s, wrought iron floor lamps. Shades are custom fitted to present a right-and-left pair and follow the slant of the triple candelabra sockets of the lamps. They are covered with old silver lamp then overlaid with vintage beaded appliques and tassels, harvested from and Edwardian gown.
78”, 193cm high
“POMEGRANATE” shade (old frame) is covered with French silk jacquard, overlaid with embroidered silk, jeweled pomegranate appliques; burgundy silk velvet in cuff, also set with glass jewels. Shade sets on painted brass table lamp with foliate embossed details.
38”, 97cm high
“OLD FASHIONED” shaped shade is lined with cream silk, covered with alternating panels of silver and gold metallic laces and overlaid with gold metallic, beaded appliques. Large, chunky jewels hang from the inside points around bottom edge. This shade sets on an elk-etched, old, silver plate teapot TL.
26 1/2”, 67cm high
Pair “PORTRAIT OVAL” shades are really red, covered with two different gold metallic laces then overlaid with large-scale, silk embroidered flower basket appliques, holding deep red roses. Faux Bois, painted metal table lamps, with roses in the bases, hold these perky, fun shades.
24”, 60cm high
“TOP HAT” shade sets on small French Barbotine TL. The shade is covered with rust and green colored cut velvet, overlaid with a small spray of embroidered flowers. Heavy, old metallic trim in cuff. Hand beaded fringe around bottom of shade.
19”, 47cm high
“TRACY” shade, topaz toned, covered with topaz silk with all over metallic gold embroidery on large sides. Colorful embroidered net in cuff and heavy metallic lace in sides with hand beaded fringe around bottom edge. Rests on camel inkwell table lamp with knick-knack jars mounted on antique, printed velvet covered base.
28”, 71cm high
JING shaped shade, ombre dyed from blue-grey into brown, covered with silver & brown metallic lace, overlaid with beaded appliques and brown-bronze beaded trim, rests on painted metal, Art Deco table lamp, also brown with blue accents. Hand beaded fringe with metal filigree end caps, hangs from bottom of shade.
CAMEO shade attached to fancy, painted metal bridge lamp. Shade is all dark wine-red silk, overlaid with various gold metallic laces and then with dark red, roses appliques. Hand beaded fringe hangs from bottom of shade.
TURBAN shaped shade has softest pastel toned, silk lining, powder pink ombre dyed into soft sea-foam green. Covered with antique, silk cut velvets and ,overlaid with small, embroidered, silk chenille, flower appliques in soft pinks and green colors. Painted metal, rose-embellished, metal table lamp. Lovely, soft toned hand beaded fringe hangs from bottom of shade.
ROYALTY shaped shade in softest, pastel fleshy-pink tones is covered with three different, heavily embroidered laces and silk textiles. Hand embroidered, silk rose appliques adorn front and back centers of shade. Pastel shades of powder pink and sea foam green, hand beaded fringe hangs from bottom of shade. This rests on marble based, painted metal floor lamp.
Double-tiered, cream colored, CHINOISERIE shade, is covered with fine silk lace, embroidered with Art Deco styled, gold, aqua and pink stylized flowers on lower half. Upper half (the “roof”) of the shade is covered with heavily embroidered, aqua silk, depicting oversized, metallic birds with glass eyes. Small embroidered Chinese silk appliques centered in each of the eight sections of the cuff; as well as 8 extra long, hand knotted , jewel-topped, cream silk tassels hanging from each point of the scalloped cuff. Shade rests on a deeply carved, painted floor lamp with fish in base and dragons crawling up stem.
Pair SMALL LOTUS BELLS, ombre dyed pastel lavender and light blue covered with light gold metallic lace and overlaid with hand embroidered silk appliques. Hand beaded fringe around bottom edges.These shades set on painted metal table lamps with clear glass stem and etched lavender glass ball inserts.
25”, 64cm high
“MELON” shaped shade is bright orange and covered with fine, old embroidered Chinese silk. This sits atop an orange porcelain table lamp with hand painted floral swags and a bas-relief, gold-glazed dragon that swirls around the belly of the lamp. Swirly white glass and metal base.
Beautiful, painted metal floor lamp with large blossoms in base holds a BELLA ROSE shaped shade. Lining is ombre dyed from deep rose into cerulean blue then covered with fine Japanese, summer weight kimono silk on large sides with old green velvet in the small sides, then overlaid with large embroidered flower basket appliques done in bold colors. These same colors are reflected in the hand beaded fringe around the bottom of the shade.
68”, 173cm high
Marvelous, hand painted porcelain table lamp, with rose marble and gold metal bases, depicts parrot and flowers. SHINTO shaped shade is covered with old French toile fabric, depicting pastoral scenes and, around the upper facets of the shade, are six silk flower appliques, all in the same tones of the painted lamp. Hand beaded fringe hangs from the bottom of the shade, showcasing marvelous, old, powder pink,satin glass bugle beads and off-white glass teardrops.
“FANCY CUBE” shaped shade is covered with two different French textiles; one is a tonal red silk jacquard featuring stylized roses in baskets. The second, on the bottom tier, is a printed cotton , very colorful, also featuring flowers in baskets. Around the belly of the cube shade are four hand-embossed, sheet-brass, cut-out “pictures” of stylized roses in baskets, one on each of the four sides. These originally came from very old lamp shade from France. Four fat little tassels hang from the four bottom corners and one beaded tassel hangs as the on/off pull.
Spectacular “WINDOW BOX OVAL” shaped shade has dyed rose colored silk lining overlaid with black lace and netting, shot with gold metallic embroidery. Overlaid on this ground are gobs and gobs of silk, hand embroidered roses in all tones of rose, red and pink with soft green leaves. Inside the windows are old, hand embroidered silk chenille floral appliques. Hand beaded fringe rims the bottom edge of shade. This sits upon a three-stemmed, painted wrought iron, art nouveau floor lamp that is twined around with hand made wrought iron roses.
Pair special “CRESCENT” shaped shades are ombre dyed from pale teal green into cream, covered with metallic lace and then overlaid with hand-embroidered and beaded, French, silk flower basket appliques. Hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom edge of the shades. These two shades rest upon painted roses, porcelain TLs with fancy teal-green arms.
Ombre dyed, blue into aqua green,”TAJ MAHAL” shaped shade is covered with silk chiffon, patterned with embroidered grapes motif on top and floral embroidery on teal silk in cuff. Hand beaded fringe around bottom edge. This shade rests on a porcelain TL with teal green “belly” supported by three nose-down alligators as buttresses.
“FAIRY FLOWER” shaped shade is covered with hand embroidered linen, studded here and there with old glass nail heads, embellished with hand beaded fringe in bright colors. This rests upon a hand carved, painted wooden table lamp depicting a pheasant, roses, a tree trunk and foliage.
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