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Mid-century crystal beaded sconce.  Chrome over brass frame with double layer of faceted crystal bead chains over 2 candelabra bulbs.  8″W x 7 1/2″H x 4 1/2″D

$295

#5692L/4287L  Art Deco flush mount with a gray finished heavy steel fitter and a period clear ribbed to opal white shade.  12″L x 10″Diam overall.  ca.1930

$265 - SOLD

Mid century striated smokey glass icosahedron globe in a new chrome plated fitter.  9″Long x 7″Wide overall.

$225

#6718L  Pair of copper lantern style sconces retaining an old dark finish and the original textured glass panels.  5″W x 9″L x 6 1/2″D  ca.1930

$365 pr. - SOLD

#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   (2 pairs available)

$415 per pair

#5449L/5158L  Large golden tan stencil etched  Art Deco globe hanging from a period bronze and cast bronze fitter and matching canopy.  37″L x 10″W  ca.1930

$945 - SOLD

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.

#6568L  Nickel plated brass sconce with a period stencil etched frosted shade (tiny rim chip).  4 1/2″W x 9″L x 16″D  ca.1915

$195

#5921L  Pair of polished and lacquered iron and steel sconces in the form of leaves and stems.  4 1/2″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D  ca.1925

$195 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

#6710L(C)  Spun aluminum pendant and disk with a heavy white globe with a white to clear glass lens.  27″L x 20″W  ca.1935

$445 - SOLD

#6072L  Pair of cast brass hammered Arts and Crafts sconces.  4″W x 10 1/2″L x 5″D  ca.1915  (2 pairs available)

$385 per pair - SOLD

#6696L(C)  Pair of simply elegant silverplate on brass wall sconces.  9″W x 8″L x 5 1/2″D  ca.1920

$395 pr.

#5714L  Stunning Colonial Revival brass sconce with an absolutely beautiful patina.  12″W x 10″L x 8″D  ca.1920

$375

#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

#6725L  Unusual crystal swagged and prism hung “umbrella” chandelier.  “Czecho Slovakia”  33″L x 14″W  ca.1930

$1595 - SOLD

#6574L  Five light crystal chandelier hung with pendalogue prisms.  36″L x 21″W  mid 20th century

$835

#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

Large antique fluted acorn glass shade mounted on a new brass fitter with a new brass tassel pendant.  12″W x 17″L  Shade ca.1920

$335

Two light brass wall sconce with frosted replacement shades.  12 1/2″W x 9″H x 7 1/2″D

$265

#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

#6700L  Large heavy cased glass bowl with deep acid etched Classical battle scenes, dark brass fitter, chains and canopy.  36″L x 20″Diam.  ca.1915

$1795 - SOLD

#6737L  Beautifully elegant 5 light brass Sheffield chandelier retaining the original dark finish and period frosted glass shades.  36″L x 17″W (overall).  ca.1915

$995 - SOLD

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

$1695

#6730L  Four light brass Sheffield chandelier retaining a beautiful medium tone patina and having four period frosted cut to clear star pattern globes reflecting the Sheffield shape of the brass chandelier body.  58″L x 25″W  ca.1910

$1745

#6706L  Polished brass four light gasolier (electrified) with cast brass urn and foliate ornamentation at the top of each arm and fleur de lis gas keys.  Four period stencil etched shades.   46″L x 28″W  ca.1890

$1695 - SOLD

#6742L  Mixed metal bronze painted Art Deco pendant with the original heavy ribbed custard glass shade. (Two available).   11″L x 10″Diameter.  ca.1935

$395 each

#6177L  Brass gas harp (electrified) with a beautiful period etched cylinder shade and hung with spear tip prisms.  30″L x 9 1/2″W  ca.1880

$695

#5553L  Large five light silverplated chandelier with heavy foliate cast arms and laurel banding.  The unusual period shades are etched and irridised.  38″L x 22″W  ca.1915

$1395

#6688L  Restored and rewired single cast iron exterior wall sconce with stylized egg and dart border and white opal glass ball globe.  Backplate measures 4 1/4″W x 8 1/4″H.  Overall with globe, 13″L x 7 1/2″D  ca.1910

$395

#6688L  Restored and rewired single cast iron exterior wall sconce with abstract border and white opal glass ball globe.  Backplate measures 4 1/8″W x 8 1/2″H.  Overall with globe, 13″L x 7 1/2″D  ca.1910

$395

#6688L  Restored and rewired single cast iron exterior wall sconce with egg and dart border and white opal glass ball globe.  Backplate measures 4 7/8″W x 9″H.  Overall with globe, 14″L x 8 1/2″D  ca.1910

$395

#6743L  Restored and rewired single cast iron exterior wall sconce with C-scroll border and clear faceted glass ball globe.  Backplate measures 4 1/4″W x 8 1/4″H.  Overall with globe, 12 1/2″L x 7 1/2″D  ca.1910

$435

#6130L  Restored and rewired single cast iron exterior wall sconce with C-scroll border and clear textured glass ball globe.  Backplate measures 4 1/2″W x 8 1/2″H.  Overall with globe, 13″L x 8″D  ca.1910

$435

#6116L  Pair of mid-century chrome plated brass wall sconces. 6 5/8″L x 3 5/8″W  ca.1940

$265 pair - SOLD

#5376L  Chrome plated sconce with hooded glass shade.  4 1/4″Diam. x 7 3/4″Deep  ca.1925

$185 each

#4976L  Cast bronze five light bare bulb Tudor style chandelier.  40″L x 19″Diam.  ca.1920

$565 - SOLD

#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

#6724L  5 light brass chandelier with the original polychrome (primarily red and green) finish and 4 of 5 original frosted amber tear drop prisms (1 prism missing).  44″L x 19″W  ca. 1920

$895 - SOLD

#6730L  Beautiful 4 light silverplated chandelier with floral repousse castings.  18″L x 21″W  ca.1910

$1495

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

$395

#4287L  Gray textured steel fitter with large holophane shade.  13 1/2″L x 15 1/4″Diameter.  ca.1920  (2 available)

$465 each

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

#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

#6217L Polished brass two light late Victorian chandelier with decorative brass castings and period stencil etched glass shades. 31″L x 26″W ca.1910

$845

#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

#5982L Polished brass and satin brass 6 light Victorian gasolier (electrified) floral, foliate, wreath and fleur de lis brass castings and period opalescent glass shades (some have minor rim chips). 52 1/2″L x 35″W c.1880

$5,945 - SOLD

#1103L7 Polished brass two light gasolier (electrified) with old period frosted moulded glass shades. 27″L x 31″L ca.1880

$745

#6217L Patinated brass 4 gas / 4 electric chandelier (electrified) with period stippled moulded glass shades with star medallions. 35″L x 25″W ca.1900

$1,895

#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

$6,595

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

$895

#5008L Gilt cast bronze 12 light chandelier with an additional 6 light center cluster. Decorative castings including ribbon swagged cartouches, floral banding, cast laurel candle supports and so much more. The whole swagged and hung with prisms. Truly a one of a kind. 40″W x 60″L c.1915

$17,500

#6669L European foliate cast brass chandelier hung with absolutely stunning French pendalogue prisms. 23″W x 47″L mid 20th century

$2,695

#6510L Brass four light gasolier (electrified) retaining a beautiful old patina and with period frosted to clear Gillinder shades. 49″L x 31″W (width includes shades) ca.1880

$1945 - SOLD

#6670L Absolutely stunning Classical Revival brass and cast brass chandelier retaining the original combination dark brass and gilt brass finish and hung with colonial prisms with double square beads. 48″L x 24″W ca.1915

$2,495 - 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

6343L(C) Heavy ornate Rococo style cast brass French chandelier with floral and foliate castings throughout. (Replacement frosted petal shades and central flame shade.) 39″L (fixture length without chain and canopy) x 26″W Early 20th century.

$2,245

#6346L Extraordinary matte black finished iron and wrought iron two gas (electrified), two electric chandelier with floral and foliate appliques, brass gas keys and period frosted glass shades with clear ribs. 32″L x 24″W ca.1890

$1,395

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

$1,465

#6321L Heavy cast bronze framed flush mount with beveled glass panels (four with wheel cut stars). 14″W x 9″L ca.1920

$1,295 - SOLD

#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

#5065L Victorian Aesthetic gas harp fixture (electrified) with decorative cast spelter frame and period gas shade and smoke bell. 42″L x 14″W ca.1875

$1,395

#6103L Heavy cast bronze frame with the original 6 bent slag glass panels and the original 6 bulb cluster. 26″W x 41″L ca.1910

$2,245

#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

#6462L Victorian Aesthetic movement brass hall gasolier (electrified) with the original frosted glass cylinder shade. 35″L x 12″W ca.1880

$1,045 - SOLD

#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

$1,495

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

$635

#6281L Classical Revival flush mount with polished brass frame and the original frosted glass shade. 7″L x 14″Diam. ca.1920

$435 - SOLD

#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

#5276L Patinated brass two arm gasolier (electrified) with period floral painted frosted shades. 38″L x 24″W c.1890.

$795

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

$695

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

$655 pr.

#6635L Cast brass European chandelier retaining the original soft “gilt” finish and hung with cut pendalogue prisms. 50″L (including chain and canopy); 22″L (chandelier itself) x 16″W

$1,595

#5030L Brass kerosene (electrified) library lamp with floral castings and chimera, having a large blown cranberry glass hobnail shade. 52″L x 15″W c.1890

$1,395

#6578L(C) Elaborate pierced figural and foliate cast brass prism hung chandelier. 24″Diameter x 41″L ca.1900

$1,395

#6679L Elegant pair of dark brass 3 arm gasoliers (electrified) with all matching period frosted ribbed shades. 39″L x 24″W ca.1880

$2,595 pair

#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

#6592L Pair of brass Art Deco chandeliers with the original finish and the original fluted glass cone shades. 24″L x 22″W each ca.1930

$1,895 pair

#6687L Crystal beaded gilt metal frame hung with crystal swags and pendalogue prisms. Fixture alone measures 34″L x 26″W plus long chain and canopy.

$1,295 - SOLD

#6695L Crystal prism hung cascade chandelier with glass over chrome canopy. 22″L (including chain and canopy). 10″W; mid 20th century

$495 - SOLD

#6695L Crystal “Umbrella Basket” chandelier. Chandelier without chain measures 16″L x 12″W; mid 20th century

$895 - SOLD

#6250L Large hexagonal lantern pendant with a painted steel frame and painted white metal fleur de lis and rosette castings. And with six panels of patterned glass. 35″L x 15″W (lantern); add 19″ for chain and canopy. ca.1930

$595

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

$745

#6535L High style European Art Deco four light chandelier. The frame is chrome plated brass. The center urn has 4 slots accomodating 4 smoke glass fins and is also lighted inside to give up light in addition to the 4 lighted frosted glass bowls. 31″L x 32″W ca.1935

$2,865

#6586L Nickel plated undulating cast metal crenelated frame with figural medallions having six tiers of u-drop prisms. 44″L x 19″W ca.1925

$1,895

#6515L(C) Hand painted glass shade on a period cast spelter fitter and canopy retaining the original painted polychrome finish. 19″L x 7″W ca.1915

$225

#6682L(C) Victorian gas harp (electrified) with a brass frame, period swirled cranberry glass shade and spear tip prism hung. 31″L x 9″W ca.1880

$1,295 - SOLD

#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

#6606L A single elegant brass wall sconce retaining a beautiful original two tone matte and polished finish and old Gillander shade. Backplate measures 4 1/2″W x 6 1/2″L ca.1920

$295 - SOLD

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

$265

#5553L Pair of polished wrought iron cruciform sconces. 11″W x 15″L x 5″D c.1915

$745 pr.

#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

#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.

#5649L Brass vasiform table lamp with brass plated iron base embossed with water lilies. 8″Square base x 22″H ca.1920

$525

#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.

#5954L Plated cast iron base with a white blown out fruit motif white satin glass shade. 8″Diam. shade x 14 1/2″H ca.1915

$425

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

$495 pr.

#5041L Figural plated spelter lamps of kneeling women with floral garlands holding fonts of beveled, frosted glass panel shades (two panels have chips, one lamp has a small hole in the metal). 20″H c.1930

$985 pr. - SOLD

#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 (three pairs available) with the original suspended glass shades. 14 1/2″L x 5″W x 5 1/2″D ca.1930

$795 pr.

Cast brass linenfold backplates and scalloped bobesches all retaining the original finish. 10″W x 11 1/2″L x 4 1/2″D c.1925

$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.

#6524L Art Deco / Mid Century Modern copper bent fin wall sconce. 10″W x 8″L x 4 1/2″D

$295

#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

#6384L Pair of cast brass Renaissance Revival candle sconces. 8D x 5″H x 2 3/4″W c.1875

$295 pr.

#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.

#6636L Pair of heavy chrome over brass wall sconces with white fluted shades. 7″L x 3 1/2″W x 5″D ca.1930

$845 pair - SOLD

#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

Chrome sconce with ribbed stream line shade. 7″L x 3 1/2″W x 9″D ca.1930

$180

#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

#5815L Multi colored marble with gilt white metal castings. 33″H c.1940

$415

#5116L Pair of brass Colonial Revival wall sconces retaining the old dark brass finish and having the original frosted cut to clear glass shades. 5 3/4″W x 9 1/2″H x 10″D ca.1910

$845 pr.

#2654L Cast iron Gothic Revival post lamp (as found-1 damaged panel). 19″H x 12″W c.1915

$470

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

#5925L Brass Art Deco table top torchiere with a pale blue glass ball. 12″H c.1930

$195 - SOLD

#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.

Brass Arts and Crafts 2 light wall sconce with replacement shades. 12 1/2″W x 10 1/2″H x 8″D ca.1915

$395 - SOLD

#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

#5414L Mixed metal floor lamp with 3 way bulb surrounded by 3 standard base candle sockets. White glass diffuser shown is available. Small selection of fabric shades to sit on diffuser available. 61″H ca.1935

$325 without diffuser

#5009L Polished brass wall sconces with old period prismatic holophane pendant shades. 6″W x 12 1/2″D x 9 1/2″H c.1910

$640 pair

#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

#6524L Pair of die cast exterior post lamps with the original curved seeded glass. (Need rewiring). 22 1/2″H with a 6″Square base.

$245 pr. (unrestored)

#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)

#6064L Pair of porcelain bare bulb sconces (1 has a crack but not broken). 4 1/2″W x 6″L x 4 1/2″D ca.1925

$165 pr.

#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

#5807L Pair of polished brass swing arm gas sconces (electrified) with period moulded frosted glass shades. 7 1/2″W x 8″H x 15″D (2 3/4″W x 4 1/2″H backplate). ca.1890

$685 pr.

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.

#6524L Aesthetic brass table lamp with cast brass base and honey comb sphere. Formerly oil lamp now electrified. 21″H x 7″W ca.1880

$235

#6421L Patinated copper exterior lantern sconce with beveled panels (need rewiring). 24″L x 11″W x 11″D 20th cent.

$225

#5722L Mixed metal bridge arm floor lamp with a period floral glass shade. 57 1/2″H ca.1925

$215 w/shade

#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.

#6411L Figural gas “portable” table lamp (not electrified) depicting a playful flute playing winged fairy. Made of cast spelter retaining some of the original bronze finish, the original wooden base and a period frosted Art Nouveau gas shade. 6 1/2″Dia, base x 20 1/2″H ca.1900

$535 - SOLD

#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

#6661L Large brass exterior sconce with a natural weathered verdigris finish and a later custom made “crackle glass” plastic replacement cylinder. 32″H x 11″W x 18″D ca.1920

$895

#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

#6272L Amphora shaped brass table lamp with the original dark brass finish and cast brass handles. 25″H x 8 1/2″W ca.1920

$395

#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

$340

#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

#5980L Pair of large unusual gilt brass European wall sconces with period globes. 26 1/2″L x 10″W x 12″D 20th cent.

$1,295 pr.

#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.

#5947L Cast iron wall sconce with textured glass panels. 7″W x 12″L x 5″D ca.1910

$420

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