Here is a very nice Antique Pairpoint Urn Lamp for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep for yourself!
This lamp was probably made between 1910 to 1920, Has the Pairpoint maker mark on it. They were in Bedford, MA. This is a very rare and uncommon lamp put out by Pairpoint. The only other urn lamp we found by Pairpoint is in the Corning Museum of Glass. And that lamp is enameled, not reverse painted shades like the one offered here is. We have not found another reverse painted urn lamp by Pairpoint like the one we are offering you here. This was a rare design by them and appears not a whole lot were made, per J Julia auctioneers with one similar to the Corning one in 2009.
This fine antique Pairpoint Urn Lamp is being offered to you at a price below what you would see in a high end auction house or Antique shop, as we have been selling higher end items out of our home for over 35 years. We can therefore better control our acquisition costs, keep commission costs low (if applicable), and finally, we don't have the overhead that the higher end houses and shops experience.
Just beautiful colors on the base and topper glass shades of this Pairpoint Urn Lamp. All reverse painted. The top piece and the bottom of the bottom shade has a gold colored design on it. Then the blue lace with pin roses and green flowering.
A brass finial at the top of the uppermost glass shade. The Pairpoint top shade had the maker name painted on it in gold. Looks correct. We can feel some very minor chipping along the bottom edge of the glass shade topper. A chip along the edge of the bottom glass shade, see pic. We can ascertain no hairlines to either shade. Some paint loss where the top glass shade sits down on the metal frame, not visible when the shade is set in place.
Very intricately detailed patinated metal frame with a brass lacquer finish on it. Shows som finish loss due to age and polishing. Just beautiful when lit, and yes, this lamp does work (no bulb will be provided)! The second pic with the lamp lit was done with a 40 watt bulb.
Beautiful lion's head figurines on the four top metal braces of the frame that hold the bottom glass shade in place. All the metal frame seems to be intact, no missing pieces or repairs.
The Antique Pairpoint Urn Lamp is 17-3/8" tall, by 13" across by the lion figurines on the straps, by 9" across at the base. The top glass shade is 11.5" across.
The lamp was rewired sometime in the past. The switch to turn on and off works as well. Cord looks to be in good condition, as does the socket. We would still recommend that it would be best to have the lamp looked at by a certified electrician before using.
Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions. Other items that can be seen in the pictures are not for sale, just the chandelier described here.
Besides packing and shipping this lamp to you, you are also welcome to come by our home to pick the lamp up in person. We will also offer to deliver the Antique Pairpoint Lamp within 300 miles of Wilmington, DE one way. Price would be $.70 per mile for the round trip delivery plus any tolls/parking fees. So, for example, if 40 miles to your property and $10 in tolls, it would be $66 (2*40*$.70+$10) for seller to deliver item to you. Should we agree to deliver this Pairpoint Lamp to you, and you decide to return the item, for whatever reason, such delivery charges are not refundable.
The pictures provided both complement and supplement the listing description, so please look at them very closely as well. With old items, there is no way one can capture all the little imperfections in words, so the two media are meant to be the full description.
Make sure that this item meets your needs and requirements before deciding to acquire it. The item can be returned, there is a 10% restocking fee to do so. So, please carefully review all the attached pictures, ask all the questions you have, come see in person or send a friend to see the item on your behalf, prior to deciding to acquire it.
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