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exquiisite, one-of-a-kind beaded shades paired with period lamp bases and created using vintage fabrics circa 1860-1930.
exquiisite, one-of-a-kind beaded shades paired with period lamp bases and created using vintage fabrics circa 1860-1930.

Floor and Table Lamps

victorian lampshade

#1558
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Beautiful, ornate Art Nouveau style antique table lamp with tole flowers and leaves has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Rose Garland Crescent Moon silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from mauve to rose, covered in gold metallic lace and the front of the lamp has a cascading antique, French chenille flower garland appliqué. The side panels are covered with beautiful, gold, antique metallic silk. An Art Nouveau finial sits atop the lamp and the shade has hand-beaded dripping fringe in matching tones. The beads include 24k gold plated beads! When lit, the lamp lights up with beautiful jewel tones.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1541
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Ornate hand-painted antique bridge lamps holds a Ribbon Rose Turban shade. The silk shade is ombre dyed from pale blue to soft blush pink which is overlaid with antique gold and silver metallic laces and a sequined 1920s netting. However this shade is really all about the antique silk ribbon roses and flowers that cascade all around the ring of the shade. Hand beaded fringe in matching tones adorns the bottom and a finial with a jeweled pull chain turns on the lamp.

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French Violet silk victorian lampshade

#1557
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Inspired by the combination of violets and gold filigree, this beautiful,Victorian era turned wood and metal floor lamp with flowers has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed French Violet silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from pale leaf green to plum-violet and overlaid with antique textiles including embroidered lace and gold embellished net as well as gold appliques. The top panel is sprinkled with vintage violets. The shade has long hand-beaded crisscross fringe in matching tones. A hand beaded, tassel pull chain hang from the base and complete the lamp.

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Antique Victorian Lampshade with French Embroidery

#1556
Beautiful, ornate antique floor lamp with flowers and twisted rods has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed French Carousel Bella Shadowbox silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from ballet pink to pale pink and has three custom shadowboxes which contain exquisitely hand embroidered flower spray appliqués. These antique appliqués are the kind of beautiful handwork that is rarely seen anymore. The larger panels are covered with beautiful, gold, antique metallic lace and the narrow panel has Edwardian-era antique beaded trim with teal rhinestones. Cream colored antique French scroll appliqués overlay the bottom panels. The shade has long hand-beaded fringe in matching tones. A jeweled pull chain and blue glass drops from Paris hang from the base and complete the lamp.

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Chinese Victorian Moon  Lampshade

#1555
Antique hand-painted base has beautiful curves which complement the Celadon Chinoiserie Moon Lamp. The shade is hand dyed celadon green into plum and covered with antique fabrics including metallic lace, black netting which has a beautiful Chinoiserie pattern with birds and flowers on the sides. The lamp is overlaid on all panels with colorful antique floral appliqués. The shade has hand beaded fringe that adorns the bottom and lights up beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1549
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Made in France the marked, antique brass lamp base has an abundance of pink porcelain flowers. The lamp base has the original finish. The pair of Gilded Pink shades are dyed pink and overlaid with my favorite gilded fairytale gold metallic lace with embroidered flowers. The shade is embellished with a metallic appliqué and antique ribbon roses. Hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom and lights up beautifully. This is a feminine, romantic lamp that would be perfect in a bedroom or dressing room.

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victorian lampshade

#1548
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Ornately hand-painted antique base with a jeweled pull chain holds a Flying Phoenix Chinoiserie shade with colorful antique Chinese phoenix appliqués wrapped around it. The shade is dyed pale gold to celadon green and covered in gold metallic lace and mesh. The top panels are covered in a beautiful pastel lame and metallic lame from Paris. Colorful hand-beaded fringe in matching colors adorns the bottom.

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victorian lampshade

#1547
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Antique hand-painted base is painted robins-egg blue with gold and cream accents. The base holds a Napoleon Empire style shade dyed pale blue and green which is overlaid with the most gilded fairytale fabrics I own. The sides are covered in a gold metallic lace with real gold and colored flower embroidery, and the top has a two-tone metallic lace with pearls. The center sections are embellished with detailed flower appliqués. The lamp has a jeweled pull chain and is hand beaded with the same tones that are in the lamp.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1546
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A figural antique chalkware elephant lamp holds a handsome Exotic Elephant lampshade which has been hand-dyed from dusty warm cocoa brown into midnight blue. The shade is covered on the sides with an exquisite beaded French net. The net is embroidered with finely detailed beaded motifs. The center panels have black and gold mesh from the 1920s and feature sequined elephant appliqués. Antique Asian bohemian patterned trim fills in the bottom cuff. The shade is hand beaded in matching tones of reds, blue, gold and mint green and features vintage filigree beads. A hand-painted vintage finial tops the lamp.
antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1545
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Ornate hand-painted antique lamp featuring dragons and flowers holds a Chinoiserie Crescent lampshade hand-dyed in cobalt blue into Chinese red. The shade is covered in antique bronze-gold metallic lace and the center panels are covered in gold net and then overlaid on both sides of the lamp with a pair of antique Chinese dragon appliqués fighting over the pearl of wisdom. The side panels are covered in a printed 1920s lamé fabric. The shade is hand beaded in matching tones of reds, blues and golds. A vintage dragon finial tops the lamp.
antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1544
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Ornate and colorful hand-painted antique floor lamp holds a Emperor shade which has been hand-dyed from Peking green to burnt orange. Alternating panels are covered in opulent, heavy, antique gold metallic lace and colorful handmade Chinese embroidered silk. The bottom cuff has a 1920s era trim with lots of movement. This is a handsome, elegant shade with long, hand beaded fringe that hangs from the bottom of the shade. An ornately beaded tassel adorns the pull chain.

antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1543
1920s Esther Hunt chalkware figure is mounted on a carved wooden Chinese stand. The shade is dyed blue overlaid with lush antique teal blue silk cut velvet. The center panels have gold metallic netting and feature antique Chinese lotus embroideries in hot pink. Matching, vibrant hand beaded fringe in green blue and fuchsia adorns the bottom of the shade.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1542
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A stately circa 1920s metal lamp is hand painted and holds a Regent shade which is dyed from wine into blue and covered with a beautiful gold antique metallic lace. The side panels have my favorite trim of all time: a colorful art nouveau netting with silver metallic purchased in France. Dark green embroidery fills the bottom cuff. The lamp is overlaid with antique silk society rose appliqués. Hand beaded fringe includes Swarovski crystal and glass beads.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade #1540
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Ornate hand-painted antique bridge lamps holds a Florentine lampshade hand-dyed in robins-egg blue and covered in opulent, antique, gold metallic lace. The shadow box contains a gold metallic bird appliqué purchased in Spain as well as an assortment of antique silk ribbon roses and Victorian scroll appliqués with pearls. The shadowbox is covered with antique metallic net as well as gossamer gold french mesh which gives a shimmery mystery to the shadowbox. Beautiful long hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom of the shade.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1539
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Antique gold table lamp with holds a hand-dyed Byzantine Turban silk lampshade. The shade is ombre-dyed from midnight blue and deep teal into a rich fiery amber. The shade is covered on the bottom panels with two antique fabrics: one a Byzantine style gold metallic lace and the other a exquisite, colorful Art Nouveau colored net from France. The shade is hand beaded in matching tones and has gilded gold antique metallic lace on the crown.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1538
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Beautiful, ornate antique floor lamp has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Versaille silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from pink to celadon and light blue. The shade is covered on the sides with Victorian era metallic shot silk-satin overlaid with incredible, finely embroidered antique floral sprays which are overlaid with a rare gossamer French gold mesh. The top is covered with a beautiful, gold, antique metallic lace. Long hand-beaded fringe in matching tones and a jeweled pull chain complete the lamp.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1537
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Pair of 1920s metal bluebird and flower hand-painted lamps hold small Crescent Moon shades dyed dusty teal to antique gold. The shade is covered in antique silver metallic netting with a beautiful raised scroll pattern and overlaid with pink and green training flower appliques. The shades are hand-beaded in matching tones and light up beautifully.

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Chinoiserie Designer Lampshade

#1536
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Stately, antique table lamp with alabaster accents holds a Chinoiserie inspired lampshade layered with vintage and antique fabrics. The Chinoiserie Crane shade is hand dyed in soft tones of ivory, cream and pale dusty blue and is overlaid in a number of antique fabrics. The front panel has ivory and gold metallic lace which has an assortment of colorful, antique Chinese embroidered flora and fauna appliqués including a pair of embroidered Cranes. The lamp lights up beautifully and is topped with an antique metal finial.

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Tole Candelabra Bases with Victorian Lampshades

#1531
A great pair of 1920's tole candelabra bases with the original amber glass drops hold custom beaded shades dyed gold to green. The Sheik shades are dyed pink to dusty blue-green and are covered in Victorian black net with pink embroidered flowers. Long hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom. 15 inches high.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1535
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Pair of Austrian amphora bases which have been converted to lamps, hold a pair of Chinoiserie style Pagoda shades. The colors of the shades are cream and gold with accent colors of pale blue, pale pink and emerald green. The shades are covered in assorted antique metallic laces and gold lame. The applied flowers mirror the flowers in the bases. Hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom. The lamps are 21 inches high to the top of the finial.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1530

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Pair of bohemian style antique table lamps hold a pair of hand-dyed Crown silk lampshades. The shades are ombre-dyed from deep amber into teal. The shade is covered with a beautiful Byzantine style golden bronze antique metallic lace. Colorful hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom of the shades.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1529
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Antique table lamp with porcelain flowers has been hand-painted and holds a hand-dyed Crescent silk lampshade. The shade is ombre-dyed from deep teal and midnight blue into violet. The shade is covered on the sides with 1920s era flapper beaded netting and Edwardian beaded netting on the front. the center panel on the front has a beautiful deep gold and black lame found in Paris and the front has French chenille floral appliques. The shade has hand beaded fringe in matching deep peacock tones.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1528
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1920s antique bridge lamp base has been hand-painted and holds a hand-dyed Crane silk lampshade. The shade is ombre-dyed from pale gold into light jade green. The shade is covered on the sides with gold metallic mesh, silver metallic lace and the front is overlaid with metallic embroidered net. The center panels feature antique Chinese crane appliques. The shade has hand beaded fringe in golds, greens and red.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1527
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Decorative antique lamp base has been hand-painted and holds a hand-dyed Lotus silk lampshade. The shade is ombre-dyed from fuschia into teal green. The shade is covered on the sides with gold metallic lace and the front is overlaid with beautiful gold and black embroidered net. The center panels feature antique Chinese lotus applique which are framed on the top by very old gold metal passementerie trim. The shade has hand beaded fringe in matching tones.

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antique lamp base with chinese peony shade

#1525
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Decorative antique lamp base has been hand-painted and holds a hand-dyed Edwardian silk lampshade. The shade is ombre-dyed from pale champagne pink into pale blue. The shade is covered on the sides with coppery-gold metallic lace and the front is overlaid with beautiful Edwardian (Titanic era) floral passementerie and silver metallic handmade antique ribbon roses. The shade has hand beaded fringe in matching tones.

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Victorian lampshades with ribbon roses

#1494
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Ornate spelter Victorian Art Nouveau table lamp holds a Gish shade covered in antique gold metallic lace and and handmade vintage inspired ribbon roses. The colors in this lamp are mysterious and lovely... sage green, grays, dusty midnight blues... the front adorned with a colorful yet muted palette of flowers covered in rare, sparkly antique French metallic gossamer mesh. Old velvet trim and hand beaded glass fringe in the same tones adorn the bottom of the lampshade.

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Large antique floor lamp with victorian lampshade

#1476
Detailed, ornate early 1900s metal lamp base holds a Cameo shade in tones of dark green midnight blue. Antique hand-dyed cut velvet, gold metallic lace and scroll trim overlay the panels and a pair of vintage rhinestone encrusted appliqués adorn the front and back. Hand beaded fringe pick up all the colors of the shade. A jeweled pull chain turns on the lamp. 28 inches high to the top of the finial.

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Victorian Lampshade #1424
Beautiful 1920s Jonquil statuette by artist E. Hunt with a customized shade covered in abstract 1920s floral printed lamé that includes tones of beige, sea foam green, dark turquoise and coral. 18" high.
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Victorian Lampshade

#1352
Pair of lilac to moss green dyed bed lamps covered in wonderful 6ictorian era handmade lilac ribbon flowers and an assortment of vintage flowers flow down the center panel. Hand beaded glass fringe with flower drops beads. 12” high.
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