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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

#1574
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1920s antique Esther Hunt chalkware bust has been restored and hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Lilypad silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from celadon to Peking green and is covered in beautiful antique silver metallic lace which has been overlaid with Victorian flower appliqués and vintage ribbon rosettes. The flower colors are mauve, olive and black. The cuff is covered in real gold metallic lace with flower embroidery. Pretty little flower beds accent the ends of the fringe.

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#1573
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Exceptional antique, patented 1920 Art Nouveau floor lamp designed by German lighting designer Frederick Max Poritz who worked for various lighting companies in NYC. I have held onto this lamp base for over a decade as it is so beautiful and I have never seen another like it. This lamp has several of the most exceptional textiles in my collection including the printed 1920s lame, heavy, opulent gold metallic lace and of course the brilliantly colored and finely detailed flower appliqués! The Amethyst Jewel lamp is in beautiful jewel tones of blue green to amethyst with hand beaded fringe to match and lights up beautifully.

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#1571
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Heavy antique table lamp has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed French Rosette Cameo silk lampshade with a shadowbox. The shade is dyed from ballet pink to light rose and has a confection of antique textiles in tones of cream, pink and gold. These antique fabrics include circa 1918 ribbon rosettes from France as well as gold metallic laces and scroll work. The shadowbox contains a pretty Edwardian era appliqué with netting and is overlaid by net and small floral appliqués. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale pinks and greens and pearl. This a a romantic, feminine lamp and lights up beautifully with a warm pink light.

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#1570
Antique floor lamp with flowers has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed French Lovebirds silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed in sherbet tones of pale peach to light green, cornflower blue and a touch of lavender. The silk is overlaid with metallic lace (with real gold!) and a wonderful collection of pastel, embroidered lovebird appliqués. The crown of the lamp is encrusted with beautiful, French trims and embroideries giving this lamp a real fairy tale quality. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale pinks and greens and blue. This a a romantic, fanciful lamp and lights up beautifully.

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#1572
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Beautiful antique Art Nouveau table lamp with roses has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Silk Road Crescent silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from peridot to teal green and is covered in an exceptional assortment of Art Nouveau and Art Deco textiles including gold and black Chinoiserie antique net lace, and heavyweight jeweled Art Nouveau appliqués. The sides of the crescent are covered with a richly patterned, heavily beaded 1920s dress panel in colors of light coral, blues and black. The shade has hand-beaded fringe with Swarovski end beads, in matching tones. A jeweled pull chain completes the lamp.

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#1475
This is a hand painted, detailed, ornate early 1900s metal lamp base which holds a Haight-Ashbury Beehive lampshade in colors of pink, green and teal. Antique hand-dyed cut velvet and gold metallic lace overlay the panels and a pair of vestment appliqués in pink, gold and green adorn the front and back. Hand beaded fringe with Swarovski crystals pick up all the brilliant colors of the shade. A jeweled pull chain turns on the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1566
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Antique arts and crafts table lamp with flowers has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Carousel silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from ballet pink to mauve and has a confection of antique textiles in tones of cream, silver, charcoal black and pale pink. These antique fabrics include Edwardian era beaded net and vintage Indian sari trim. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale pinks and greens and silver. This a a romantic, feminine lamp and lights up beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1565
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1920s antique floor lamp with flowers has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Chinoiserie Aviary silk lampshade. The lantern shaped shade is ombré dyed from orange to celadon to teal and has six panels with an abundance of birds and flowers of vintage hand embroidered appliqués with gold threads. The top of the lantern is covered with a rare antique Chinoiserie tulle from France and has ivory bird and leaf motifs. It lights up beautifully! A jeweled pull chain and six long tassels hang from the shade and complete the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1563
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Unusual and ornate antique floor lamp with leaves and horse heads has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Midsomer Dragon silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from pale midnight blue to soft warm red. The blue fabric is metallic shot Edwardian silk and the side panels are covered in a very old (early 1800s) hand made lace featuring birds and foliage. However, the stars of this lamp are the incredible embroidered dragons and lilies from an antique United Kingdom (English, Scottish or Welsh) textile. The shade has antique gold bullion ball fringe and a beaded tassel with Gothic accents that completes the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1564
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Charming antique French boudoir lamp with porcelain flowers has a hand-dyed Petit Fleur silk lampshade. The shade is dyed rose pink and is covered in a 1920s era gold metallic lace and covered in gold bullion appliqués and antique silk ribbon rose flowers. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones . Perfect for a little nook.

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victorian lampshade

#1562
Beautiful antique floor lamp with dragons and phoenixes has been hand painted with colorful detailing and holds a hand-dyed Phoenix with Peonies silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from ecru to light tan and is covered in a golden bronze antique metallic lace. The front of the shade features an absolutely exquisitely detailed antique Chinese embroidery of a bird and two peonies all with vibrant colors. The bottom cuff has a 1920s trim with roses and leaves. The shade has long hand-beaded fringe in matching tones. A beaded pull chain completes the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1561
Stately metal and onyx antique table lamp has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Angel Light silk lampshade. The lampshade is in tones of ivory, pinkish-tan, metallic gold and accented with red. The center panels of the shade are from a vintage vestment fabric I purchased in Spain which depicts an angel and cherubs. The side panels are covered with an exquisite heavy silver bullion embroidery. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones and is perfect for those wanting a celestial motif illuminated in a room.

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victorian lampshade

#1560
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Charming antique French boudoir lamp with porcelain flowers and a bird figurine has a colorful hand-dyed Petit Oiseau (Little Bird) silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from canary yellow to dusty teal and is covered in a 1920s era gold metallic lace that has what I believe are real coral beads. A vintage Chinese embroidered bird and some tiny original silk ribbon roses finish the shade. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones featuring pink rose beads. This bohemian shade is very colorful and lights ups beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1559
Chrome plated antique lamp, reminiscent of a silver tea service holds a hand-dyed Silver Gent silk lampshade. The shade is dyed silvery gray and is covered in delicate silver metallic lace, Edwardian appliqués and a beautiful beaded antique net. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones with accent colors of warm pink and mint green. A jeweled pull chain completes the lamp.

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Antique Victorian Lampshade with French Embroidery

#1556
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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. 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
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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

#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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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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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

#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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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 appliqu├ęs 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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