Antique Oil Lamps Made In Japan

Sunday, October 31st, 2010 | Author:
Miniature Oil Lamp With Handle Made In Japan

Lamps – Made in the U.s.a

The Antique and Vintage Table Lamp Co are well known for their varied range of antique and vintage table lamps, with decorative lighting from England, France China and Japan. Included in their range are examples of American made glasslamps.

Currently,The Antique and Vintage Table Lamp Cohave examples made in the States from the early 1930’s period, with glass lamps made by the Consolidated Glass Company. This famous American glass maker was located in Pennsylvania, with Reuben Haley as the leading designer. The art glass produced through this period is of outstanding quality and was greatly inspired by the French company of Rene Lalique.

The company was greatly reduced by the Great Depression and was closed from 1932 – 1936. Consolidated continued to produce very fine art glass through the 1940’s and 50’s but eventually closed, due to a factory fire in 1963.

Also listed in their on-line catalogue, a tall, U.S studio made, earthenware lamp with an arresting mega blast monochrome glaze of bright sunshineyellow!This American lamp was hand thrown by a studio potter in the 1920 – 1930 period. The lamp was designed to follow the form of theclassical antique”Yen Yen” shape produced by the Chinese porcelain makers of the18th century. This studio piece was produced as a lamp and has been carefully looked after for the past 80 years, now completely refurbished and ready to shed it’s light again in a new interior.

About the author: Maurice Robertson, principal of The Antique and Vintage Table Lamp Co , has had a lifetimes association with antique porcelain and pottery.
His commercial experience spans a period of 40 years. This includes 25 years as an international specialist dealer.
He has extended his ceramics expertise into the quality table lamps seen on the companys site, he is well known to local and international interior designers who have included many of his table lamps in their projects and has also supplied items of national interest to the official Sydney residence of the Australian Prime Minister.


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