9 March 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A MIDWESTERN FAMILY
A Reverse-Painted Glass and Patinated-Metal Table Lamp, Circa 1924
painted ED and HANDEL 7120 with firm's cloth label.
24 in. (61 cm.) high, 17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) diameter of the shade
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cf. R. Defalco et al., Handel Lamps, Painted Shades and Glassware, New York, 1986, p. 138 for an illustration of the shade model.
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