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Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
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Mid century striated smokey glass icosahedron globe in a new chrome plated fitter.  9″Long x 7″Wide overall.

$225

#6145L  Pair of polished brass Art Deco wall sconces with moulded glass melon shaped ball drop finials and the original clear to frosted heavy moulded glass shades.  6 1/2″W x 8″L x 7″D  ca.1930

$415 per pair

Pair of cast brass 3 arm Classical Revival sconces retaining the old patina.  13 1/2″L x 9 1/2″W x 8″D  ca.1915

$895 pr.

#6605L(C)  Single brass sconce with a blue hand blown hurricane shade.  4 1/2″W x 18″L x 6″D

$215

#6688L  Single elegant Classical Revival silverplate over brass wall sconce.  11″W x 16″L x 5″D  ca.1920

$385

#6695L  Pair of 2 arm crystal sconces with a center cane holding a ring and prism and a glass covered backplate.   11″W x 12″L x 8″D  ca.1930

$645 pr.

#2847L  Polished brass gas / electric chandelier.  Two bare gas jets up (not functional) and two electric shades down.  Period moulded stippled glass shades.  33″L x 17″W  ca.1900

$525

#CDBL(C)  Pair of finely cast brass French Directoire style wall sconces hung with u-drop prisms and beaded swags.  Sconces measure 26″Long x 17″Wide x 12″Deep.

$1895 pair

#6687L  Five arm crystal chandelier with ruby flash glass cut to clear.  29″L x 18″W  mid 20th century

$895

6725L  Pair of unusual pressed glass prism hung wall sconces (5 pairs available, 3 pairs with standard base candles and 2 pairs with candelabrum base candles).  All candle covers are the original milk glass covers.  9″W x 11″H x 7″D …

$595 per pair

#6702L  Brass and cast brass sconce (flat brass backplate added) with urn and ribbon motif.  15″W x 15″H x 10 1/2″D  ca.1920

$295

#6738L  Great mid century modern “Moss” table lamp with ceramic figure and the original finial.  10 1/2″Wide x 29 1/2″Tall (to top of finial).  ca.1950

$345

#6741L(C)  Polished brass French Art Deco 5 light chandelier profusely hung with glass straw prisms.  42″L x 19″W  ca.1930

$1695

#6736L(C)  Pair of cast aluminum sconces retaining their original gold finish and original frosted moulded glass shades.  12″L x 5 1/2″W  ca.1930

$845 pair

#6324L  Polished brass 3 gas / 3 electric chandelier (electrified) with ornate foliate castings and period etched shades.  45″Long x 26″W  ca.1900

$3095

#6682L  Brass banker’s desk lamp with weighted base.  Shade is a later replacement.  11 1/2″H x 10″W

$395

6085L(C)  Set of 4 matching cast brass wall sconces retaining the original gold finish.  6″W x 9″L x 6″D  ca.1920

$795 set of 4

5709L  Six arm frosted cut to clear crystal gasolier (electrified) with nickel plated frame and absolutely perfectly matched frosted cut to clear period glass shades and prism hung. 52″ long x 34″ wide  ca.1880

$8395

Pair of silverplated brass Classical wall sconces with period ribbed and scalloped etched shades.  9 1/2″H x 6 1/2″D  ca.1920

$765 pair

#6738L  Pair of round porcelain pull chain sconces with period glass shades.  5″Diam. x 9″Deep  ca.1920

$395 pair

#6281L  Polished brass canopy and 6″ fitter with a 13″Diameter period schoolhouse globe.  ca.1920

$335

CC-B  Polished brass floor lamp with a large holophane glass shade.  58″ Tall

$415

#6718L  Mixed metal floor lamp with tripod base, 3 way bulb surrounded by 3 standard base candle sockets, metal diffuser. 62 1/2″Tall ca.1940

$495

#6067L  Mixed metal floor lamp with 3 way bulb surrounded by 3 standard base candle sockets. Includes white glass diffuser.  60 1/2″Tall  ca.1935

$295

#6752L  Brass wall sconce with the original polychrome painted finish and painted steel flowers.  8″L x 3 1/2″W x 6″D  ca.1925

$145

#6787L  Delicate chrome and brass prism hung 6 light Art Deco chandelier.  31″L x 17 1/2″W  ca.1930

$745

#4959L  Beaux Arts 5 light chandelier with heavy cast brass frame of acanthus leaves.  Having unusual period etched glass shades.  24″L x 15″W  ca.1915

$1145

#6804L  Three light gasolier with brass frame retaining its original finish and 3 delicate period etched glass shades.  44″L x 24″W  ca.1880

$1495

Large porcelain fitter flush mount with large period school house globe.  11″L x 14″W  ca.1920

$325

#6821L  Beautiful, colorful and heavy chunk glass bowl hanging from a brass 3 chain cluster and canopy.  25″L x 10″Diameter.

$1695

#4362L  Superior 3 arm Aesthetic brass and bronze gasolier (electrified) with period etched gas shades.  32″L x 38″W  ca.1870

$2495

Pair of steel exterior sconces rewired and repainted.  Replacement textured glass panels.  6 1/2″W x 15″L

$495 pair

#6792L  Unusual mixed metal (primarily brass and iron) floor lamp with a holophane shade.  61″Tall  cA.1925

$695

#6792L  Signed Bradley and Hubbard pierced copper lantern with multi-color glass jewels.  Lantern itself measures 14″L x 9 1/2″W plus the chain.  ca.1890

$795

#6815L  Early mixed metal two light gasolier with hand blown etched shades.  38″L x 26″W  ca.1865

$1895 - SOLD

#6782L  Heavy solid brass 6 light Renaissance style chandelier.  42 1/2″L x 20″W  ca.1915

$1595

#6863L  Art Deco 5 light slip shade chandelier with center lens.  Original golden amber slip shades and matching lens.  27″L x 18″W  ca.1930

$1165

#5734L  Manhattan style Art Deco chandelier.  The original nickel and brass frame with frosted glass panels (center also lights up).  34″L x 18″W  ca.1930

$1845

#6792L  Sophisticated Victorian four light brass gasolier (electrified) with acanthus castings and large fleur de lis cast gas keys and period ribbed and scalloped etched glass shades.  42″L x 28″W  ca.1880

$2495

#5857L  Hexagonal hammered iron lantern pendant with replacement textured glass panels.  30 1/2″L x 8″W  ca.1930

$695

#6842L  Brass gas harp (electrified) with a period stencil etched cylinder shade.  35″Long x 7 1/2″Wide  ca.1890

$695 - SOLD

#6813L  Art Deco pendant light with period painted brass fitter and scalloped white glass shade with an unusual Greek key clear lens.  ca.1930;  33″L x 10″W

$795

#6772L  Arts and Crafts pendant with painted steel frame and the original slag glass panels.  ca.1920

$155

#6877L  Pair of French Art Deco black lacquer and chrome wall sconces.  ca.1930  10″W x 8″L x 5″D

$695 pair

#6810L  Signed Bradley and Hubbard Art Nouveau brass and  lamp base;  formerly kerosene, now wired. Brass with a brass plated cast iron base. ca.1905  8″Diam. x 19 1/2″H

$795

#6383L  Pair of white porcelain bare bulb wall sconces.  ca.1930;  4″W x 6″L x 3 1/2″D

$235 pair

#6304L Classical Revival heavy moulded glass bowl with urn and swag motifs. 30″L x 14″W ca.1920

$945

#5633L  Pair of white porcelain bare bulb wall sconces.  ca.1930;  4″W x 7″L x 4 1/4″D

$235 pair

#6092L  Art Deco pendant with period Deco stepped shade and new brass fitter, canopy and chain.  Shade measures 10″W x 10″L (length is adjustable).  ca.1930

$795 each - BOTH SOLD

#6005L  Pair of brass all sconces retaining the original patina.  4 1/2″W x 8″L x 5 1/2″D  ca.1925

$235 pair

#2847L  Silverplated brass flush mount with a period prismatic shade (2 available).  8″Long  ca.1915

$165 each

#6787L  Pair of mirror backed wakk sconces with gilt arms and gilt gesso wood bobeches.  8 1/2″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D  ca. 1925

$465 pair

#6850L  Pair of exterior painted aluminum lantern sconces with beveled glass panels.  18″L x 6 1/2″W x 7 1/2″D  20th cent.

$275 pair

#6868L  Art Deco table lamp retaining the original finish and the original crackle glass globe.  In 1930’s catalogues they were called “radio lamps”, apparently to sit on top of your floor model radio.  11″W x 8 1/2″H  ca.1930

$345 - SOLD

#6851L  Original 1890 electric light manufactured by W.C. Vosburgh Company, Brooklyn, New York.  Gilt brass with a swirled opalescent glass shade.  37 1/4″L x 7 1/2″W

$895 - SOLD

#6822L  Brass flush mount ring with a school house shade with a brass finial.  13″L x 12″W  ca.1920

$335

#6111L  Pair of original 19th century coach lights in brass and steel/tin for your restoration.  1 left and 1 right with newer brackets.  16″L x 7″W

$395 pair (for restoration)

#6885L(C)  Exceptional cast bronze French three light chandelier.  Phenomenal hand chased castings of serpents, dolphins, lions, cast bronze rods in the forms of fabric cord and leather straps.  The whole retaining an amazing rich dark patina.  Three period swirl opal …

$4795 - SOLD

#6151L  Brass gimbal (pivoting) pin up wall sconce with a period stencil etched ruffled glass shade.  8 1/4″H x 10″D  ca.1915

$545

#6898L  Five light copper and brass Art Nouveau chandelier with 5 beautiful period aurene glass shades.  36″L x 18″W  ca.1910

$2295

Arts and Crafts hanging lantern.  Painted steel frame with the original slag glass panels (1 cracked).  ca.1925

$465

#3233L   “Radio City” high style Art Deco cast brass chandelier.  36″L x 20″W  ca.1930

$795

#6900L  Pair of decorative Victorian cast iron wall mount kerosene font holders.  21 1/2″Long x 8″Deep  ca.1875

$265 pair

#6903L(C)  Kerosene table lamp with an iron base, brass column and frosted pressed glass font.  14 1/2″H  ca.1880

$185

#6903L(C)  Polished brass period solar table lamp (converted to kerosene).  10 3/4″H  ca.1845

$210

#5533L  White metal figural gas “portable”  table lamp – as is, needs restoration.  15 1/4″H  ca.1890

$225

#6898L  Polished brass 5 light Champion style chandelier with period Carnival glass shades.  40″L x 21″W  ca.1925

$745

#5008L  Grand scale Classical Revival Chandelier.  Amazing detailed gilt brass castings of acanthus,  laurel leaves with berries, cartouche castings, and the whole hung with prisms.  40″W x 50″L  ca.1915

$17,500

Duplicate listing for:  #5008L  Grand scale Classical Revival Chandelier.  Amazing detailed gilt brass castings of acanthus,  laurel leaves with berries, cartouche castings, and the whole hung with prisms.  40″W x 50″L  ca.1915

$17,500

Polished brass gas (electrified) swing arm wall sconce with a period frosted gas shade..  6″W x 10″L x 16″D  ca.

$215

#5252L  Large hexagonal Art Deco lantern pendant with a brass frame and glue chip glass panels.  48″L (total); 20″L (lantern) x 10″W  ca.1930

$895

#4416L  Pair of porcelain wall sconces with period white glass shades.  4 1/2″W x 8 1/2″D  ca.1925

$235 pair

#5435L  Rembrandt mixed metal table lamp with shade frame (for fabric or mica).  24 1/2″H (top of finial) x 16″Diameter (bottom of shade frame).  ca.1920

$465

#6913L  Wrought steel cottage style pendant lantern with slag glass panels.  21″L x 11 1/2″W (corner to corner).  ca.1900

$495

#4811L  Heavy large cast and wrought iron sconce bracket with a cast brass acanthus.  4 1/2″W x 17 1/2″L x 11 1/2″D  ca.1915.

$195

Antique milk glass disk with a vintage porcelain turn key socket, replacement twisted fabric cord and brass canopy.  30″L (can be shortened) x 10″Diam. disk.  (two available) ca.1920

$295 each - BOTH SOLD

#6140L  Pair of silverplated electric candle stick lights with paper shades.  15″T x 4 1/2″Square base.  ca.1940

$255 pair

#6474L   Electric Astral style table lamp with frost cut to clear shade and colonial prisms.  16″H x 4″ x 4″ square base.  ca.1925

$295

#6928L(C)  Large original period bell jar (electrified).  Decorative brass fittings with a rare frosted wheel cut to clear shade and blown glass smoke bell.  26″L from top of bell jar to bottom of drop finial.  Chain and canopy add an …

$1145

#6940L(C)  Mixed metal Gothic style sconce with pull chain socket and retaining the original finish.  (3 available)  8 1/2″W x 6″H x 7 1/2″D  ca.1920

$235 each - ALL SOLD

#6945L  Pair of Art Deco wall sconces with polished aluminum frames and the original glass slip shades.  8 1/2″L x 5″W x 4″D  ca.1930

$645 pair - SOLD

Pair of Art Deco wall sconces with porcelain bases and the original glass shades.  7 3/4″L x 4″W x 5″D  ca.1930

$395 pair

#4571L  Single porcelain barebulb wall sconce.  8″L x 4″W x 5″D  ca.1925

$95

Bronze Pendant Light Product #6909L     Description Bronze pendant lamp with the original crackle glass cylinder.   Dimensions 33 1/2″L x 7″ Diam.  ca.1910

$895

#5649L  Mixed metal hammered and acanthus cast 4 light chandelier.  48″L x 20″W  ca.1910

$645 - SOLD

#6940L(C) Item Description: Cast brass gothic chandelier retaining the original finish and the original mica panels plus three matching wall sconces (priced separately). Item Dimensions: 23″L x 14″Diam.  Sconces measure 11 1/2″L x 5″W. ca.1915

$885 chandelier - SOLD; 595 pair of sconces - SOLD; 295 single sconce - SOLD

Large Leaded Glass Dome Light Dimensions: 22″ Diameter x 13″L (shade); 44″L (total).  mid 20th cent.

$245

#6727L  Brass two arm gas wall sconce (electrified) with period glass gas shades with Greek key borders.  One measures 23″W x 13″H x 13″D and the other measures 21 1/2″W x 13″H x 13″D  ca. 1880

$745 each - BOTH SOLD

#5961L  Large industrial pendant with a painted steel frame and the original holophane prismatic shade.  26″L x 13″W  ca.1930

$495

Old white glass shade with clear glass lens on a new nickel plated fitter.  8 1/2″W x 8 1/2″D  ca.1950

$85

#6571L  Brass exterior lantern sconce (as found) with beveled glass panels .  7″W x 28″L x 8″D

$165

#6571L  Brass exterior lantern sconce (as found) with clear glass panels .  8″W x 30″L x 12″D

$265 - SOLD

#6655L  Dark brass wall sconce marked “Miller” with period frosted glass shades.  10″W x 9 1/2″H x 5 1/2″D  ca.1920

$385

Mid-Century modern swag light with steel frame, plastic lenses and wood grain finish.  14″L x 8″Diam with 10 ft. plus of swag chain.  ca.1960

$95

Mid-Century modern disc light with aluminum frame, 20″Diameter glass disc lense and black finish.  31″L x 20″Diam   ca.1950

$495 - SOLD

Large Post Modern flush mount ceiling fixture attributed to Michael Graves from Michael Graves International Finance Corporation Headquarters in Washington DC.  Stainless steel with white plastic lens.  36″Diam x 8″Deep.  (8 available).  Can be seen in their original application on …

$895 each

#970L Polished brass two light pendant chandelier with period acid frost shades. 30″L x 19″W ca.1900

$535

#4972L Polished brass fixture with period prismatic holophane glass shades. 19 1/2″L x 14″W c.1915

$595

#6074L Absolutely over the top Victorian 10 light chandelier with an additional 10 non- functioning gas jets. The basic chandelier body is primarily brass retaining a beautiful old patina. Crystal and glass accents abound. Bottom glass bead basket covers a foliate brass background. Central shaft has 3 standing draped female figures. Please e-mail for additional photos, this fixture cannot be properly represented in just one photo! 50″L x 32″W c. 1890

$22,450

#6020L Brass hanging pan fixture retaining the original old patina and with period frosted glass shades. 31 1/2″L x 17″W antique lighting c.1910

$795

#9000L Steel and brass frame hexagonal Gothic lantern with white glass panels (needs rewiring and missing some glass). 46″L (lantern) x 13″W c.1930 (second smaller lantern available @ $695; 38 1/2″ x 11″)

$795 as-is

#6664L Cast bronze Gothic pendant light with the original slag glass panels. 28″L x 5″W ca.1915

$745

Large lighting fixture from the demolished downtown Washington DC Fox Theatre. Heavy cast gilt brass frame with multiple narrow frosted textured glass panels and prism hung. Unrestored and some glass and prism losses. Excellent example of antique lighting.

$6,800 as-is

#2847L Polished brass gas/electric (electrified) Classical chandelier with 2 flame shaped gas nozzles. 33″L x 17″W ca.1900

$625

#6304L Classical Revival heavy moulded glass bowl with acanthus, laurel and bellflower motifs. 32″L x 16″W ca.1920

$1,145

6503L(C) This unique 8-arm crystal fixture has magnificent golden amber glass which is cut to clear to make intricate designs with matching bobeches and rare amber bell pendants. The trailing grape leaf motif adds a perfect decorative touch. The piece also boasts both spear-tip and pendalogue style prisms, which completes this fine example of vintage lighting and makes it one of the more interesting antique lighting pieces we’ve seen lately. Crystal portion measures 36″L (plus 18″ of chain and canopy) x 24″W ca.1915

$SOLD

#6164L Elegant three arm prism hung crystal chandelier with spiral glass canes and beaded swags. 49″L x 28″W ca.1930

$895 - SOLD

#6088L Large ornate polished brass gas / electric chandelier (electrified). Six gas arms and six electric arms with a central pierced cast brass ball embedded with 24 faceted and roundel jewels of differing colors and fitted with an exceptional set of 6 gas and 6 electric matching etched and scalloped glass period shades. 48 1/2″L x 40″W Antique Lighting ca.1890 Additional photos available on request.

$12,950

#5588L Polished brass Neo Classical 6 light chandelier with acanthus and anthemion castings. 21″W x 29″L ca.1915

$1,465

#5442L Cast brass prism hung girandole on marble base. 16 1/2″W x 17 1/4″W

$295

#1478L18 Polished brass chandelier of unique form with period ribbed heavy milk glass shades. (Great form for kitchen island or pool table). 29″L x 27 1/2″W ca.1915

$695

#6439L Unusual late Victorian brass 4 light electric chandelier retaining a beautiful original dark patina and with 4 frosted and etched shades with Prince of Wales feather details. 35″L x 28″W ca.1910

$1,745

#1503L Polished brass square tube two light gasolier (electrified). 25 1/2″L x 11 3/4″W ca.1890

$595

#6017L(C) Three light brass gasolier (electrified) retaining the old dark patina and having period faceted scalloped frosted glass shades. 25 1/2″L x 26″W antique light fixture ca.1890

$1,295.00

#6091L Polished brass gas pendant (electrified) with a period stencil etched shade. 18″L ca.1890

$635

#5493L Original green patinated steel body having six candlelights around a 6 panel slag glass center light. 33 1/2″L x 28″W c.1915

$1,995

#6578L(C) Polished brass pan chain suspended from canopy with 3 delicately etched old ruffled glass shades. 15″W x 33″L ca.1915

$535

#6387L Pair of sleek Art Deco pendants with brushed aluminum fitters and period white globes. 28″L x 12″W ca.1930

$345 each - only 1 left

#6495L Five light brass chandelier with the original gold trimmed custard glass central vase. 23″L x 20″W (chandelier itself) 34″L with chain and canopy. ca.1925

$1,295

Dark brass 4 light chandelier retaining the original old finish. 41″L x 20″W ca.1915

$695

#5629L(C) Polished brass fixture with old frosted shades and old frosted and painted globe. 46″L x 21″W c.1900

$435

#4440L Six candle chandelier with wrought iron scrolls above a heavy cast bronze acanthus pendant finial and supporting the six cast bronze acanthus candle cups. Rope turned bronze trim and central support. Vintage lighting 46″L x 12″W c.1920

$1,195

#6563L Veined onyx cylinder table lamp with brass mounts and base. 24 1/4″H (top of harp)

$265

#6243L Classical Revival carved mahogany table lamp with 3 socket cluster; labeled Kittinger Buffalo. 31″H x 8 1/2″Diam. base ca.1920

$795

#5585L Cast brass 3 candle sconces with pierced foliate design. 6″W x 15 1/2″L x 3″D c.1920

$795 pr.

Polished brass 3 light table lamp mounted with a stylized gazelle on an oval wood base; with beaded bulb covers. 26″W x 27 1/2″H ca.1930

$895

#5246L Pair of cast brass Renaissance Revival candle sconces. 8 1/2″D x 4 1/2″H x 2 1/4″W c.1875

$295 pr.

#4836L Cast brass Classical Revival three light girandoles with central urn and scroll foliate design on patinated iron bases…having original old finish and hung with the original U-drop prisms. 17 1/2″H x 13 1/2″W c.1920

$1,195 pr.

#6318L Polished marble antique table lamp. 4 1/21″ sq. base x 27 1/2″H to top of harp.

$365 - SOLD

#6572L Pair of hammered cast iron electric faux oil sconces with brass accents and the original hobnail fonts and original swirled shades. 9″W x 14″L x 5″D ca.1930

$395 pr.

#6614L(C) Pair of brushed nickel sconces with the original beveled mirrors and nickel stars. (2 pairs available…..1 sconce has a minor chip in the mirror behind the top star). 12″L x 8″W x 3 1/2″D ca.1930

$595 pr.

#6122L Large silverplated mixed metal table lamp with heavily cast acanthus, shell and animal paw tripod base. Lamp is centered on both sides with a female medallion. 9 1/2″W x 27″H ca.1915

$845

#6588L Unusual pale lavender porcelain bare bulb wall sconce. 4″W x 6 1/4″L ca.1925

$75

#6164L Pair of brass open barley twist table lamps with lantern tops retaining the original textured glass panels (1 panel repaired) and an old dark patina. 5″Diam. base x 19″H ca.1920

$495 pr.

Polished brass wall sconces with Classic lines. 4″W x 8 1/4″L x 5 1/4″D ca.1915

$495 pr.

#5127L Blue and clear moulded glass depression era wall sconces ca.1930 (shown with 1 type of new shade available; ribbed clip on frosted shades @ $26 ea. additional if desired). 4″W x 10″H

$425 pr. (price without shades)

#6065L Polished stainless steel industrial design table lamp in the manner of Walter von Nessen. 11 1/2″H c.1950

$235

#6474L Pair of cast aluminum Art Deco sconces (one pair and one single available) with the original suspended glass shades. 14 1/2″L x 5″W x 5 1/2″D ca.1930

$795 pr.

#6474L Pair of cast aluminum Art Deco sconces with the original suspended glass shades with replacement shade hangers. 14 1/2″L x 5″W x 5 1/2″D ca.1930

$695 pr.

#5533L Gold finished spelter gas table lamp (as found). 15 1/2″H c.1880

$225

#4698L Glass and chrome double goose neck lamp with new shades. 17 1/2″H x 24″W c.1950

$415

#4302L vintage lighting 11″W x 16″H c.1940

$235

#6584L(C) Pair of cut crystal sconces with zipper cut crystal back plates; thumb print cut crystal arms and prism hung bobeches. (Two pairs available). 5 1/2″W x 8″L x 9″D

$985 per pair

#5489L English silverplate 3 light candleabra (can convert to single candle short or tall or 3 candle short or tall). 18 1/2″H x 17″W mid 20th cent.

$745 pr.

#5553L Foliate cast brass lamp hung with 2 thumbprint moulded glass open fonts mounted on white marble base. 11″H x 9″W Mid 19th century

$345

#5220L Classical revival column with scrolled torch arms. (completely rewired for exterior use-includes globes). 84″H c.1900

$5295

#6598L Set of four brass wall sconces retaining the original two tone finish and the original iridescent glass shades. Backplate: 4 1/2″Diam. Total: 7″L x 5″W x 6 1/2″D ca.1940

$795 set of four

Iron Bradley and Hubbard sconce painted black with a replaced mica cylinder shade. 6″W x 19 1/2″L x 12 1/2″D ca.1915

$845

#5521L Pair of cast brass “Rembrandt” table lamps with onyx disks and retaining the original old finish and diffusers. 30″H c.1940

$645 pr.

#5803L Decorative cast iron table lamp of ship on the sea. 21 1/2″H c.1920

$265

#6212L Set of four high end polished heavy cast brass Classical Revival wall sconces. 9 3/4″W x 8 1/2″H x 7 1/2″D ca.1910 (a fifth sconce is available @ $885)

$3,595 set of 4

#5870L Pair of cast and wrought brass Tudor sconces retaining the original old patina. 10″W x 11″H x 4 1/2″D ca.1930

$695 pr.

#5296L Brass base with the original bent slag glass shade (electrified).28″H x 16″W c.1910

$895

#6239L Pair of heavy polished brass sconces with old fluted frosted glass shades. 13 1/2″W x 14″H x 7″D ca.1920

$1,345 pr.

#6051L Large and heavy Art Nouveau bronzed white metal table lamp with water lilies. 32″H (w/ harp) x 11″W c.1910

$465

#6212L Unusual rare mirrored back and silverplated two arm gas wall sconce (has been set up as candle sconce; not wired or set for gas). 8″W x 14″H x 5″D ca.1890

$725

#6262L Pair of mixed metal (cast iron, cast brass and steel) shield back wall sconces with a dark patina. 9″W x 11″H x 5″D ca.1920

$395 pr.

#6384L Heavy cast brass Aladdin style table lamp retaining a rich old patina and mounted on a fruitwood base . 9″W x 22 1/2″H ca.1920

$285

#4747L Large, heavy cast brass wall sconce retaining the original old finish. 12″W x 13 1/2″L x 8″D ca.1915

$365

#4980L Large graceful cast brass sconce with foliate and acorn castings on the backplate and melon cast candle cups. Retaining the original black finish with polished brass highlights. 13 1/2″W x 18 1/2″L x 8″D ca.1915

$395

#6625L Patinated exterior brass post lamp with beveled glass panels. 17″H accepts a 3″Diam. post.

$195

#6398L Pair of exterior brass post lamps with flat glass panels. (lacking 2 glass panels, need rewiring, one with some metal fatigue). 25″H accepts a 3″Diam. post.

$145 (unrestored)

#5979L Painted (black) brass exterior post lamp with beveled glass panels (needs rewiring). 15 3/4″H accepts a 3″Diam. post.

$145 (unrestored)

#6072L Cast white metal figural gas portable lamp in as found condition. 14″H with a 4 7/8″ x 4 7/8″ base. ca.1890

$225

#6290L Pair of elegantly proportioned and detailed gilt cast brass Classical revival sconces. 10 1/2″W x 20 1/2″L x 6 1/2″D mid 20th century

$1495 pr.

Large aluminum and cast aluminum post light (lacking 2 glass panels and needs rewiring). 46″H x 16″W at top and 9″diam. base. 20th cent.

$295 as-is

Mixed metal floor lamp with 3 way bulb surrounded by 3 standard base candle sockets. White glass diffuser available and also a small selection of fabric shades to sit on the diffuser available. 56 1/2″H ca.1935

$335

#6091L Pair of polished brass pull chain wall sconces with cast brass eagles; both having old period stencil etched glass shades. 6″W x 9 1/2″H x 6″D ca. 1920

$485 pr.

#5864L Gas portable lamp in as found condition. 6″ x 6″ decorative cast iron base with a vasiform wood column. 12″H ca.1900

$195

#6066L Mixed metal floor lamp with onyx disk base, 3 way bulb surrounded by 3 standard base candle sockets. White glass diffuser available and also a small selection of fabric shades to sit on the diffuser available. 58″H ca.1935

$295

#6388L Pair of hammered cast iron sconces to fit into your Tudor, Arts and Crafts or Contemporary interior. 5″W x 12″H x 5″D ca.1930

$295 pr.

#6328L Pair of polished brass sconces with foliate cast brass arms and petal socket covers with period etched glass shades. 17″W x 10 1/2″L x 10″D ca.1910

$1345 pr.

#5392L Mixed metal, including brass, floor lamp with built in table. 3 way bulb with white glass diffuser. Small selection of fabric shades to sit on diffuser available. 59″H x 17″W ca.1930

$325 - SOLD

#6365L Decorative brass, onyx and mixed metal floor lamp. 62″H ca.1925

$795

#4516L Single brass gas (electrified) wall sconce with a period etched frosted Greek key shade. 7″W x 10″H x 17″D ca.1880

$345

#6279L Pair of cast brass wall sconces retaining a beautiful original finish including painted accents. 4 3/4″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D ca.1920

$395 pr.

#6240L Pair of cast brass candelabra with cast laurel bases. (Had been wired as lamps and could be again). Lacking one small cast leaf and nut. 7″W x 11 1/4″H x 4 1/2″D ca.1915

$495 pr.

#6223L Magnificent set of 8 matching ornate polished filigree cast brass gas wall sconces (electrified) from a local Washington DC Chancery. Four are complete and four are missing the tiny very bottom blossom drop. 4 1.2″W x 15″L x 9″D ca.1890

$1650 set of 4

#6110L Pair of heavy cast brass “hammered” sconces with the original finish. 10″W x 10″L x 4 1/2″D ca.1920

$695 pr.

#6041L Brass double arm floor lamp with the original painted finish (some paint loss). 59″H ca.1925

$440

#6035L Pair of Victorian wrought iron gas sconces (electrified) with period moulded glass shades. 20″L x 7″W x 16″D c.1885

$1,295 pr.

#6270L(C) Polished brass swing arm gas sconce (electrified) with a period frosted glass shade. 7 1/2″W x 10″L x 14″D ca.1880

$325

#6445L(C) Pair of French Directoire style cast brass wall sconces with restored black and gold details. 10 3/4″W x 16″L x 5″D

$1,195 pr.

#6625L Pair of exquisitely detailed cast brass Classical Revival sconces. 4 3/4″W x 11″L x 6″D (two pairs available). ca.1920

$795 per pair

#5912L Silvered brass and cast brass with a dark patina and hammered texture. 10″L x 9 1/2″W x 5 1/2″D c.1915

$695 pr.

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The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel 202-332-3370

Hours of Operation:
Monday | Saturday
10:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm