Signed Handel bird in flight obverse-painted table lamp, circa 1910's. Stunning obverse-painted shade displays pastoral scene of birds in flight over chipped ice finish. Interior of shade has been finished with iridescent glaze to enhance appearance when lighted, and has been triple signed; "Bedigie" appears on exterior, "Handel 6953" appears on lower interior rim, and shade ring has been stamped "Handel Patent #979664." Stylized patinated base has raised relief designs of trees rising from foot, and includes triple-socket fixture with acorn pulls and original heat cap and finial. Base stamped "Handel" on underside. Measures 24 inches high with a shade diameter of 18 inches.