A Handel reverse-painted glass "Parrot" table lamp

Crica 1910s-20s; Meriden, Connecticut
Shade signed: Handel 7128 Palme [George Palme]; fitter rim marked: Handel Lamps / PAT'D. NO. 979664; base marked: Classique Lamps / Lion
The domical shade in ice chipped and sand-finished glass with three reverse-painted macaw parrots resting on pink and ochre prunus blossoms against a marbleized ground on a two-light patinated metal base with geometric designs, electrified
Overall: 22" H x 18" Dia.; base: 22" H x 7.5" Dia.; shade: 8" H x 18" Dia.

  • Literature: Shade illustrated in Robert De Falco et al., "Handel Lamps: Painted Shades and Glassware" (Staten Island, NY: H&D Press, Inc., 1986), 139.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with minor shelf wear, scuffs, light scratches, and oxidation commensurate with age. Scattered very minor, unobtrusive chips and fleabites to the rim. No evidence of hairlines. Two horizontal areas of white/grey surface scuffs along lower rim. Wiring should be checked by a qualified electrician prior to use.

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