Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Fairy Lamp - Blumberg Rd 44546 - 1886

In Art Glass > British Art Glass > Show & Tell and Lamps > Victorian Lamps > Show & Tell.
Moonstonelov…'s loves1317 of 12104Beautiful Blue based/Red webbing Kralik Ball VaseMurano Bull
16
Love it
0
Like it

MALKEYMALKEY loves this.
IronLaceIronLace loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
ozmartyozmarty loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
Lisa-lightingLisa-lighting loves this.
welzebubwelzebub loves this.
IvonneIvonne loves this.
sklo42sklo42 loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
kivatinitzkivatinitz loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
See 14 more
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 6 years ago

    IMASapp
    (56 items)

    This fairy lamp (to use the term loosely) was registered by the Blumberg Compamy in 1886. Blumberg was an early competitor to Samuel Clarke.

    This lamp is referred to as a Sombrero type for apparent reasons. It originally had a flat fluted saucer with an intrigal candle cup. The glass is "clear stamped" with the Blumberg diamond logo and the words - Blumberg Co. Limited.

    Clarke did not commission this lamp, but he may have commissioned the more typical dome shape fairy lamp shown on a clear Clarke lamp cup.

    The Registered design was apparently related to the shape rather than to the glass type. As you can see from the group photo, this lamp came in several glass types. In a couple of the examples, you can see the fluted saucer like base that allows for air to feed The candle. Without the base, the candle is likely not able to burn.

    If anyone has any information on the Blumberg Co, I would like to hear from you.

    This lamp is only about 6" tall.

    logo
    British Art Glass
    See all
    Glass fairy lamp white shade black floral decoration white milk glass base
    Glass fairy lamp white shade black ...
    $51
    Beautiful Isle Of Wight Iridescent Bag Vase Michael Harris Interest
    Beautiful Isle Of Wight Iridescent ...
    $31
    Superb Whitefriars Lilac Textured Bark Studio Vase Very Good Condition 18.5cm
    Superb Whitefriars Lilac Textured B...
    $27
    Langham Paint Splatter Pattern Glass Vase
    Langham Paint Splatter Pattern Glas...
    $11
    logo
    Glass fairy lamp white shade black floral decoration white milk glass base
    Glass fairy lamp white shade black ...
    $51
    See all

    Comments

    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      ~ W ~ O ~ W ~
    2. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 6 years ago
      really beatiful. Compliments for your collection. I had never see one.
    3. victorianrosebowls victorianrosebowls, 6 years ago
      Love Nailsea Glass- I found another Webb top w/ a Taylor bottom (that holds flowers) on sale- I fell in love with these as well!
      Claire

    Want to post a comment?

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