Customers seeking Victorian antique lamps are fighting an uphill battle. And for them, we offer the TL-308/AG Beaded Amber Green Alabaster Shade Victorian style Lamp. The amber green alabaster shade on this lamp is dazzling! Alabaster glass resembles the alabaster rock, which is both translucent and opaque, similar to marble. It has a unique quality where you can shine light through it without materially changing its characteristics. Click here to learn more about alabaster from Encyclopedia Britannica.
We also offer this lamp with a pink, purple or a white shade, and the shades can? be purchased on Victorian style floor lamps. Click here to shop more table lamps.
Antique Victorian Lamps in Australia are rare and the chance of finding one for sale is low. The end of the Victorian period finished in 1901 and was followed by the Federation period.
By 1901 electricity had a sporadic 20 year history in Australia. It was mostly used for street lighting and industrial purposes and very few houses had access to electricity. Tamworth was the first town in Australia to get electric street lighting in 1899. Meaning there were very few Victorian period lights in Australia. To learn more about the history of electricity in Australia click here.
Wattage: 60W maximum
Shade materials: alabaster glass, strings of beads and a fabric ribbon.
Lamp base: steel, antique bronze finish, separable harp and finial, and fluted top cap.
Shade Diameter: 20cm
Each alabaster glass shade is unique and handcrafted. With each individual piece having varied colours, textures, bubbles and imperfections. As a result the illuminated picture above? is indicative of design and shape only.
For the reasons outlined above be very skeptical if someone offers to sell you a Victorian antique lamp in Australia. It is unlikely to be genuine.