Specializing in Vintage and Antique Architectural Salvage. Antique Arts and Crafts Light Fixture Iridescent Favrile Shades. Professionally Restored and Ready to Install! This listing is for an Elegant Antique Arts and Crafts Light Fixture.
This is a high end fixture that features solid brass construction and molded iridescent Favrile art glass shades. The shades are exceedingly rare.
I sell antique lighting professionally, and I've seen thousands of shades over the years, but I've never seen any quite like this. The iridescent finish on the shades is truly outstanding and features vibrant tones of gold aurene, pink, green, and deep purple.The shades also have a tightly grained texture that is in the glass itself. The finish closely resembles Tiffany's Favrile glass. To be clear, I'm not saying that these are Tiffany Favrile glass shades. The technique of making Favrile glass was developed by Tiffany, and later used by other makers. The shades are in excellent antique condition with no cracks. I did notice a tiny chip on one of the ribs of one shade, but it is very small and hard to notice unless upon close inspection. One shade has a tint that is slightly more orange, and there are a couple small irregularities in the glass. These issues are common in antique art glass shades. The last picture shows one of these shades compared to a signed "Quezal" shade. As you can see these shades have more iridescence, and are thus more colorful than the Quezal shade. It just goes to show these have a really high quality finish. This fixture has been professionally restored with new wiring and new hardware for installation. The brass has a nice dark patina, and there are a couple areas of green oxidation. The brass was cleaned and given an oil rubbed finish with linseed oil. The oil rubbed finish helps preserve the brass and its patina. It also gives the brass a nice sheen. There are some small cracks in the brass shade holders, which is common for old brass that has been exposed to heating.
It is not easily noticed unless upon close inspection. The fixture hangs down 40 inches, and is 16 inches in diameter. The shades are 4-1/2 inches high and 4-3/4 inches wide.The bulbs used in the pictures are for display purposes and are not included. You can use any standard size bulb you would like, 80 watts max. The fixture can be adjusted to hang down lower or higher. The chain is antique and brass, so if you want it a to hang a lot lower I would have to use a different chain. Quality light fixtures are one of the best additions you can make to your home!
They add great character, and enhance the appearance of any room. All the mounting hardware for standard installation is included, so this fixture will be ready to install! 40 Drop (from the ceiling to the bottom of the fixture).Please SEE My Other Listings for Great Architectural Items. For more information, please review all the pictures and contact me with any questions. If something comes up, please contact me. Antique Arts and Crafts Light Fixture Iridescent Favrile Shades" is in sale since Friday, May 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures". The seller is "dylans81" and is located in Lawrence, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Panama, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Ukraine.