Global Art & Artifacts


Vintage Neoclassic Reclining Brass Lion Desk Lamp with Oval Black Shade

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    Maitland Smith produced two similar reclining lion lamps:  one that was shorter with a rectangular shade and this one.   This vintage brass lion desk lamp features a decorated pedestal, oval black shade, yellow cord and a pineapple finial.  This is authentic vintage and does have… Continue reading

Vintage Art Nouveau Hollywood Regency Brass Torchiere Table Lamp.   

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  The Hollywood Regency is an American interior design style born within the cinema industry between the 1920s and 1950s when the silver screen depicted luxurious spaces filled with drama and gilded glamour and celebrated the lavish living of Hollywood’s Golden Era.  The name “torchiere” comes from the French… Continue reading

Vintage Translucent White Onyx Lamp, Burma

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Detail:  I acquired this in 2001 from an antique dealer in Nebraska.  This dealer said he acquired it from a WW II Veteran who brought it back from Burma in the early 1940s.  This makes sense since the Americans had reopened the Burma Road in late 1940… Continue reading

Stately Chinese Black Leather Lamp with Shade, China

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Detail: This Chinese lamp is made of elm wood and covered in a leather-like material and then painted with a golden floral pattern on the surface. The shade is new and purchased locally by EsotericStuff. It is a rectangular fabric shade with gold sateen inside. A rotary dimmer switch is… Continue reading

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