Domed chipped ice shade painted at the interior with a Persian border, signed "Handel 6637 F" at the interior rim (see additional photo), raised on a patinated metal base in the form of a Japanese baluster vase with birds and prunus blossoms in low relief, the foot molded to simulate a carved and pierced hardwood stand, not marked but by Handel. For an example of the lamp base, see "Handel Lamps" by De Falco, Hibel and Hibel, copyright 1986, p.176.
Provenance: Estate of Jack Faxon, Michigan Senator and creator of the Michigan Council for the Arts.
From the Estate of Jack Faxon, Birmingham, Mi.
From the estate of Jack Faxon.