Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Metal Lamp with Dragon Finial

In Lamps > Table Lamps > Show & Tell and Asian > Dragons > Show & Tell.
Dragons62 of 120Looking for opinions on these brush pots.I think this is a dragon pipe only.
3
Love it
0
Like it

toracattoracat loves this.
pops52pops52 loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 1 year ago

Email

cindyjune
(184 items)

I picked up this lamp at auction last night. The shade appears to be silk with pearls sewn in, an awesome dragon holding a ball as a finial, the lamp itself is metal, very heavy and the mark on the back of the lamp base is one I have never seen before. I'm hoping someone can help me ID and date this. Thanks.

Here's a pic of the lamp without the shade.

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    The lamp body looks like an old kerosene lamp(maybe Kayo). Does it have or show signs of a filling spout? Thinking maybe a conversion & could help date it.
  2. cindyjune cindyjune, 1 year ago
    I don't see any sign of a filling spout. I am still trying to figure out the mark on the back. I appreciate any help you can offer!
  3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    What I'm saying is the body of the lamp could be from a kerosene lamp & was often done. The base, shade, wiring etc. may have been added later. Many,if not most kerosene lamps, were filled by unscrewing the top to fill. Does the top part of the body look like a separate piece that might unscrew. I can't see that part in the pics..
  4. cindyjune cindyjune, 1 year ago
    Here's a pic of the lamp without the shade. The wiring is newer. Thanks for your help blunderbuss2.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Not a conversion so we have eliminated that & back to square 1.
  6. cindyjune cindyjune, 1 year ago
    I took the base apart a bit and found it was made in India by Stalwart. Never heard of them. Now I am having trouble putting the base back on!

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.