Antique Old Art Deco Nouveau Aronson Tiffany Mummy Egyptian Revival Erotic Lamp
THIS LAMP WAS EXHIBITED AT SFO MUSEUM AS A PART OF THEIR EGYPTIAN REVIVAL SHOW. IT TOOK PLACE AT THE TERMINAL "A" OF SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FROM JANUARY. WE ARE VERY PLEASED AND PROUD TO PRESENT A SUPER RARE, AND EVEN 10 TIMES MORE THAN "SUPER" RARE IN THIS PRISTINE ORIGINAL. CONDITION, MOST EXOTIC AND PROVOCATIVE AMERICAN ART DECO, EROTIC ELECTRIC LAMP. MADE, CIRCA 1923, BY LOU IS V. THIS FANTASTIC LAMP WAS INSPIRED BY AUSTRIAN BRON ZE MAKER-ARTIST FRAN Z XAVIER BERGMAN, WHO WAS WORLD FAMOUS DESIGNER OF E G Y PTIAN AND ARAB LIFE SCENERY CAST BRONZE STATUES AND LAMPS DURING LATE 19 th. AND VERY EARL Y 20 st. TH IS LAMP BECAME SO POPULAR T HAT INSTANTLY MADE MR. ARONSON A WELL RECOGNI Z ED DES IGNER AND ENTREPRENEUR WORLD W IDE. T H E MUMMY LAMP WAS CAST OUT OF WHITE METAL AND PLATED WITH BRONZED GOLD FINISH BY ARONSON'S UNIQUE METHOD AND LATER HAND COLORED WITH COLD FINISH PAINTING. THE LAMP IS ADOR NED WITH PERIOD, 1920s AMERICAN MADE, LUX U R I OU S GLASS SHADE. IT WAS VERY LIKELY MADE BY TIFFANY & Co. IT IS NOT SIGNED , BUT ALL THE QUALITIES OF THE BIG MAKER ARE PRESENT.
THE METALLIC IR I DESCENT MAR I GOLD FINISH IS ME S MERI Z I NG AND MATCHES PERFECTLY TO THE LAMP. ALL THE ORIGINAL HARDWARE I S IN A GREAT CONDITION , INCLUDING THE SOCKET, HOLDER AND "BRYANT" PADDLE SWITCHER. THE ELECTRIC CORD IS PERIOD , NEWLY INSTALLED AND COMPL I MENTED BY THE ORIGINAL PLUG. THE MEASU R EMENTS ARE: 15 1/4" TO THE TOP OF THE SHADE, THE METAL BASE IS 3 1/2" BY 4 1/2" BY 3 1/2".
Our unique collection of American "gone with the wind" lamps took many years to form. It is now for sale and currently awaiting new owner. Most of the lamps in our collection are impossible to find for sale anywhere.
Qualified buyers will be invited to view and inspect the collection in person. We can also provide high resolution photos of each lamp in the collection with detailed description, condition report, and provenance. The item "ANTIQUE OLD ART DECO NOUVEAU ARONSON TIFFANY MUMMY EGYPTIAN REVIVAL EROTIC LAMP" is in sale since Tuesday, August 27, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps".
The seller is "momota65" and is located in San Jose, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Lamps
- Maker: ARONSON LAMP WITH TIFFANY SHADE
- Primary Material: Mixed Materials
- Age: 1900-1940
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Gold
- Style: EGYPTIAN REVIVAL
- Country/Region of Origin: USA