Antique very rare Gorham 1906 – 1909 bulbous 18 shade in lotus design. Lots of curved bent glass indicating high quality artist made! Typical of lotus plants & lotus flowers they resemble water lily but this shade design are actually lotus plants because of description of lotus is explained. Difference in description on internet search of both plants – The 6 pale white glass w/green striations of lotus flowers around rim of this Gorham shade that float on water resemble water lilies but lotus plant has flowers growing through surface above as in this shade. Water lotus flowers floating on green leaf along shade’s border has lotus flower buds emerging from water above pairs of pink w/darker pink striations & red w/red striations in glass – Water lilies plants according to internet search do not have emerging flower buds. This was confusing others that questioned shade’s floral design? Lotus design is the answer according to research! Lotus design on glass shades are. As they are not typical flowers decided for lamp construction – lotus flowers are used. In antique leaded glass shades than water lily design. The aperture crown opening is typical of aperture opening width made by the Gorham Lamp Co – Seen in last pic. Shade is original with a bit of rattle which is sign it is antique & it is in excellent condition – I counted 8-9 very small heat cracks none near each other mostly in green leaf glass some in background glass and 1 or 2 in lower lotus flowers at border – none in any of the red & pink flower buds. This shade has many more glass pieces more than average leaded glass shades. The bulbous shape makes shade look larger than 18 across from rim to opposite rim. The item “Antique Gorham Leaded Glass Lamp Lotus Design 18W Shade Only Duffner Handel” is in sale since Tuesday, March 9, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps”. The seller is “astor1000″ and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Style: Art Nouveau
- Age: 1900-1940
- Primary Material: Glass
- Maker: Gorham Lamp Co
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Country/Region of Origin: United States