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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

#1597
Antique table lamp with Gothic styling has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Gothic Bell silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from a dusty taupe to robins egg blue and has a confection of antique textiles in tones of cream, gray-lavender, silver, charcoal black and berry. These antique fabrics include Edwardian era beaded net and beautifully stylized Gothic arch trim around the cuff. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale mauves and blue and bronze. This lamp lights up beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1596
Beautiful stylized 1920s hand-painted antique floor lamp base holds a stately and elegant Bella Château shade in soft tones of green, gold and antique pink and blue. Covered in antique gold metallic lace and net, and all sides are adorned with trailing antique silk embroidered roses from Europe. The small panels are covered in a beautiful silver and mint lame fabric. Heavy beaded fringe adorns the bottom of the shade. A jeweled pull chain turns on the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1595
A beautiful pair of art nouveau - arts and crafts 1920s era candelabra mantle lamps. Antique Czech glass beaded drops adorn the centerpiece of each base and the Gothic Window shades are dyed green to amethyst. The shades are covered in Victorian black and gold metallic net and overlaid with heavy metallic lace and fine English embroidered carnations. The beaded fringe is in matching colors and when lit up these look like beautiful small cathedral windows.

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victorian lampshade

#1594
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Petite 1920s Chinese lamp base with painted birds and flowers holds a hand-dyed Chinoiserie Aviary Turban silk lampshade. The turban shaped shade is ombré dyed from orange to celadon green and has twelve panels with an abundance of birds and flowers of vintage hand embroidered appliqués with gold threads. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in colorful matching tones. It lights up beautifully! This is a small lamp but it packs a big punch!

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victorian lampshade

#1593
Heavy, antique hand-painted base is painted pink with gold and cream and green accents. The stately base holds a Rose & Crest style shade dyed pink to pale blue which is overlaid on all sides with beautiful antique silver and gold metallic laces, exquisite, embroidered vestment roses and cream silk French motifs. The lamp has a jeweled pull chain and is hand beaded with Swarovski crystals, pearl beads and glass beads in matching tones that are in the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1581
Antique floor lamp with onyx and hand painted accents holds a hand-dyed French Lavender silk lampshade. The shade has very elegant lines and has an arrangement of antique textiles in tones of ivory, gold, pale green and butter yellow. The large panels are covered with a beautiful antique gold metallic lace and then overlaid with a cascade of fine Victorian embroidered white rose appliqués. The side panels and ovals contain an Edwardian era net lace and are accented with antique silk ribbon roses. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones. This is a sumptuous lamp and lights up beautifully. A jeweled pull chain completes the piece.

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victorian lampshade

#1592
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Antique Esther Hunt style chalkware bust lamp base hold a hand-dyed Crab silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from burnt orange to green and blue and is covered with beautiful 1920s silk velvet with a chrysanthemum pattern and other vintage fabrics including gold metallic lace and colorful embroidered net. Antique Chinese gold couched flowers adorn the front. This lamp lights up beautifully! The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones.

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victorian lampshade

#1591
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Beautiful antique table base with a spray of metal tole dimensional flowers has been hand painted and holds a Belladonna lampshade. The shade is dyed midnight blue and is covered with a striking antique black and silver net lace and then overlaid with a spray of Edwardian era embroidered white rose appliqués. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in blues, lavender, green and yellow. This shade is even prettier in person and would look great in a room with a darker color scheme.

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victorian lampshade

#1590
Victorian era table lamp with beautiful scroll and flower motifs has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Velvet Half Moon silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from burnt orange to green and blue and is covered with beautiful 1920s silk burnout velvet which is also ombré dyed. The other vintage fabrics include gold lame side panels and colorful embroidered net. Antique Chinese flower appliqués adorn the front and back. This lamp lights up beautifully! The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones.

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victorian lampshade

#1589
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Antique shabby chic table lamp holds a hand-dyed Petit Oiseau (Little Bird) silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from soft pale pink to the softest pale blue and has a confection of cream colored and gilded gold antique textiles. These antique fabrics include Edwardian era laces and a vintage Chinese bird embroidery. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale pinks and greens and blue. This is a romantic, feminine lamp and lights up beautifully. The golds appear even more gilded in person.

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victorian lampshade

#1586
Antique tole flower crafts table lamp with flowers and jewels has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Lilypad silk lampshade. The shade is dyed from dusty teal and has a confection of antique flower appliqués in tones of mauve and deeper pink. The shade is covered with antique silver metallic lace and has a beautiful Chinoiserie net lace on the sides. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching colors. The lamp lights up beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1584
Inspired by Cinderella this antique table lamp has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Cinderella's Coach silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from ballet pink to pale cornflower blue. The shade is covered with beautiful, antique, silver metallic lace from Paris over the blue. The top has antique net covered with hand applied Swarovski crystals. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in golds, pale pinks, pale blues and silver. A jeweled pull chain completes the piece.

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victorian lampshade

#1583
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Antique bridge (reading) lamp with an unusual tendril and flowers accent has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Sleeping Beauty shadowbox lampshade. The silk shade is ombré dyed from ballet pink to dusty robins egg blue and has a confection of antique textiles in tones of pink, green, silver and gold. The antique fabrics include antique gold metallic lace, overlaid with beautiful Victorian-era appliqués of pink roses! The shade has hand-beaded fringe in gold, pale pinks, greens and pale blue. This a a romantic, fairytale lamp and lights up beautifully.

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victorian lampshade

#1585
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Incredible antique floor lamp with peacock motifs and jeweled drops has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Sacré-Cœur Dome Peacock silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from violet to peacock blue to teal and is covered with a collection of antique peacock themed textiles. The top of the dome is covered with antique gold metallic lace and the front showcases a heavy metallic frame overlaid with a majestic, antique hand-embroidered Chinese peacock appliqué. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in peacock jewel tones and a jeweled pull chain with a vintage bead from Nepal turn the lamp on. An incredible antique peacock finial tops the whole piece!

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victorian lampshade

#1577
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Antique large scale table lamp with flowers has been hand painted and holds an Ivory Carousel silk lampshade. The shade is covered in a luxurious Edwardian era ivory silk satin with silver woven through it. This was from an antique wedding gown and is overlaid around the edge with antique embroidery in pinks and greens. This a a romantic, feminine lamp and lights up beautifully. A jeweled pull chain turns the lamp on and off.

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victorian lampshade

#1580
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Antique early 1900s floor lamp base with dramatic styling has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Fuchsia Garland silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from warm bright rose pink to a violet-mauve and has been covered in a collection of antique textiles including gold and black net on the front and rare colorful flower net from an antique shawl remnant. A French chenille appliqué with roses adorn both the front and back of this shade. The shade has hand-beaded fringe in matching tones. A jeweled pull chain lights up the lamp.

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victorian lampshade

#1579
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Beautiful pair of antique tole table lamps with flowers and vines which have been hand painted. They are crowned with a pair of hand-dyed Chinoiserie Garden Bird silk lampshades. The shades are ombré dyed from an muted persimmon to s dusty, silvery blue and have a confection of antique textiles in tones of cream, gold, plum, teal and blush pink and peach. These antique fabrics include 1920s era gold metallic lace, embroidered flowers and Chinese gold edged appliqués. The shades have hand-beaded fringe in golds, pinks, greens and muted persimmon.

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victorian lampshade

#1578
Exotic antique floor lamp with Asian and sea creature motifs has been hand painted and holds a hand-dyed Gold Star of India silk lampshade. The shade is ombré dyed from golden yellow to tangerine and has a selection of antique Indian inspired textiles in tones of silver, green and turquoise. Appliqués from vintage Indian saris adorn the front and sides. . The shade has colorful, bohemian style hand-beaded fringe in golds, turquoise and orange. A jeweled pull chain turns the lamp on and off.

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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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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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#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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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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#1570
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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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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

#1562
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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

#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

#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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