Offered by: H. Gallery
Concordiastraat 68 - 127 Utrecht 3551EM , Netherlands Call Seller 0031302270051


Brass Table Lamp with Iridescent Glass Shade, Europe Early 20th Century

$ 2,375
  • Description
    In the dimly lit room, the ethereal glow of this Art Nouveau brass table lamp with an iridescent glass dome is sure to captivate the beholder, transporting them to the bygone era of the early 1900s. This magnificent piece of functional art embodies the essence of Art Nouveau, a movement that emerged as a breath of fresh air in the world of design, seamlessly blending the boundaries between functionality and aesthetics.

    The lamp's design is a testament to the organic and sinuous forms synonymous with the Art Nouveau movement, and weaves a delicate dance of nature-inspired motifs, shapes, and forms. The base of the lamp, fashioned from finely worked brass, takes on the appearance of sinuous tendrils with a delicately curving neck. These elements echo the inherent beauty found in the natural world, as if the lamp itself were a manifestation of organic growth frozen in time. At the summit of this sculptural piece is a mesmerizing iridescent glass shade, suspended like a delicate blossom. The glass, an iridescent canvas of enchanting hues, swirls with a play of colours and patterns, predominantly adorned with yellows and blues that create an artistic look. The patterns add an enchanting dynamism to the lamp's luminosity. The “pièce de résistance”, the main design element however, remains the intricately crafted hanging glass shade. The glass, meticulously hand-blown, takes on the form of a blossom, delicately capturing and diffusing the soft light emanating from within. The predominant yellow and blue patterns infuse the space with a sense of serenity and timeless elegance when the lamp is lit.

    In the broader context of design history, Art Nouveau stands in stark contrast to its successor, Art Deco. While Art Deco exudes a streamlined and geometric aesthetic, Art Nouveau revels in the embrace of natural, flowing lines and asymmetry. The brass construction of this lamp, with its gracefully curved lines and sweeping curves, exemplifies the deviance from the stifling constraints of previous design trends. This Art Nouveau brass table lamp, a convergence of artistic expression and functional craftsmanship, serves as a captivating portal to an era that celebrated the harmonious marriage of nature and design. It not only illuminates its surroundings but also illuminates the enduring allure of a movement that sought to capture the fleeting beauty of the natural world in every carefully crafted detail.

    In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. The brass has a beautiful patina with some marks and discolouration.

    5.11 in W x 7.08 in D x 13.18 in H
    13 cm W x 18 cm D x 33, 5 cm H

    This lamp will be packaged and shipped with the greatest care and attention to make sure you will receive the item in gallery condition. Complimentary shipping within the Netherlands.

    VAT normally applies and will be added to items when purchased by a European buyer or transported to a location within the EU.
  • More Information
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Brass, Glass
    Condition: Good. In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. The brass has a beautiful patina with some marks and discolouration.
    Creation Date: Early 20th Century
    Styles / Movements: Art Nouveau
    Dealer Reference #: 20232111
    Incollect Reference #: 699942
  • Dimensions
    W. 5.12 in; H. 13.19 in; D. 7.09 in;
    W. 13 cm; H. 33.5 cm; D. 18 cm;
Message from Seller:

Located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, H. Gallery specializes in modern and contemporary design with a strong focus on Brazil and Scandinavia. The gallery strives to preserve and promote especially Brazil's rich design heritage and curates a select group of contemporary artists. Meticulous research, ie getting in contact with the original designers, producers, their heirs, and retrieving and indexing old catalogues and magazines is at the heart of its activities. All works presented excel in great

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