condition: excellent make / manufacturer: Warren Kessler
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Pair of Vintage Warren Kessler opaline lamps
Height: 29 ½" from bottom to top of brass finial
Base: 6" across
Shade: 8" at top and 12 ½" at bottom of shade
Condition: In fine working order. Will ship with cool white or yellow white bulbs. Please state preference when ordering. Original finials, original shades. The only sign of age is found in several places with the gold color gilding. One lamp has intact green felt on bottom, the second lamp's felt has a tear in the middle, but has not been replaced so that the Kessler label is maintained for value.
Description: Gilt striping and Greek fret design on base. Solid brass accents. Nice set of lamps for bedrooms, or traditional homes.
Source: Lamps were bought in Houston in 2019 at a River Oaks Mansion estate sale. The owner of the home was the CEO of a mobile equipment company. He and his wife used the lamps on a long dresser in the master bedroom between a mirror over the dresser.
History on Warren Kessler Company: [link removed by eBay]
Information on Opaline Glass: A highly collectible glass with a jewel-like quality that is always hand blown. The glass is opaque or slightly translucent and can appear white or brightly colored. Sixteenth century Venetian milk glass and English white glass became the influences for this style of glass. Many pieces of opaline glass are decorated with gilding, as is with this pair of lamps.
Instructions: Prior to purchase, please ask questions or for more photos, because these lamps are not offered for return. Local pickup in New Braunfels, near Gruene
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