Please follow the "See the description" link for additional photos & details. Rare Antique Art Nouveau Open Cemetery Crypt Gravesite Reverse Painted Lamp. Antique reverse painted glass shade lamp with a metal base.It is appealing, desirable, & highly collectible. The glass shade depicts an open crypt at a cemetery gravesite. The crypt is surrounded by trees, open water, & hills in the distance. It has a quiet, calm, & serene feeling of a final resting place. Warm rich colors of an evening sunset add to the peaceful effect. The art of painting glass lamp shades was developed in Europe around 1730's. Common themes include patterns, floral, collages, and landscapes. Early tradition placed the painting on the exterior of the shade.
In the late 1890's a new style of reverse painted glass was popularized by Philip J. Reverse painting on glass is an art form consisting of applying paint to a piece of glass and then viewing the image by turning the glass over and looking through the glass at the image. This Art Nouveau lamp with a reverse painted glass shade is a great example of this art form.
We present this item exactly as it was when acquired. No attempts to clean this item have been made. There are no chips or cracks. The cord is not original.It stands approximately 23.5 tall. The shade is approximately 16 across. This will make a fine addition to any home or collection. The photos are an important part of. We will gladly provide additional photos if more are needed. If you have specific questions, please do not hesitate to message us. Follow us by Adding Artswhirld to your Favorite Sellers List. We will make every effort to accommodate you if possible.
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