Styles and Makers
Antique Handel Lamps
Founded in 1876 in Connecticut, the Handel Lamp Company reached its height in the early 1900s, providing lamps that matched the aesthetic quality of Tiffany lamps but at a lower cost. Handel originally specialized in reverse painted lamp shades: shades painted on the inside of the glass, creating a three dimensional-looking image. Handel’s Art Nouveau designs were very popular, but the company floundered as Art Deco styling came into vogue,...