Styles and Makers
Antique Fairy Lamps
While not the first night lights, fairy lamps may have been the first candle enclosures to completely capture our collective imaginations. The earliest manufacturer of fairy lamps was a London designer named George Clarke, who designed his first bases and enclosures for candles in 1844. By 1887, a relative named Samuel Clarke was offering small fairy lamps for bedside tables, as well as hanging fairy lamps in groups of 5, 10, and even 25...