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Antique Table Lamp Stain Glass Bell Helmut Pattern 1915s Heavy Light Fixture

by Tiffany
Original price $1,500.00 - Original price $1,500.00
Original price
$1,500.00 - $1,500.00
Current price $1,500.00

Exquisite Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp with Carved Brass Base. Simply gorgeous piece and rare find. I especially love the unique flared lip on the helmet as well as the floral band.

Dimensions: Lamp is 25 1/2" tall , and weighs almost 16 pounds.

The lamp base is 7" x 25" to the top. 
The shade is 19 3/4" across the base.

In the early 20th century, there was a gifted artist named Louis Comfort Tiffany. Known for his exceptional works in stained glass and decorative art, he left an indelible mark on the history of American art. One particular creation of his, a remarkable piece of art and engineering known as the Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp, would become a legend.

It all started in the year 1899 when Tiffany received a unique commission to design a lamp for a wealthy baroness. The baroness admired Tiffany's creations and wanted something truly special for her luxurious castle. Eager to impress, Tiffany set forth to create a masterpiece unlike anything the world had seen before.

Months of tireless dedication and countless sketches resulted in the blueprint for the Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp. Its design was inspired by ancient Roman helmets; it featured a bronze base with elaborate engravings and a stunning stained glass shade. The glass itself was a heavenly masterpiece, with various colors meticulously arranged to create a harmonious blend of warm and vibrant hues.

Tiffany's attention to detail was impeccable. He hand-selected the glass pieces and personally supervised the assembly, ensuring each element was in perfect symmetry. The final touch was given by his talented team of craftsmen, who painstakingly etched intricate patterns onto the bronze base, bringing it to life with ornate details.

When the lamp was finally unveiled, it took the breath away from everyone who saw it. The baroness was instantly enamored by the Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp's beauty, and it became the centerpiece of her grandiose castle. The lamp wasn't just admired for its aesthetic appeal but also for its functionality. Its soft, warm glow illuminated the surroundings just like a gentle sunset.

News of Tiffany's creation spread far and wide, capturing the fascination of art enthusiasts and collectors alike. The Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp became a symbol of opulence and prestige. Wealthy individuals from all corners of the world desired to own such an exquisite piece of art for their own homes.

Over the years, the Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp changed hands numerous times as it graced the homes of various notable figures. It survived both World Wars, standing as a testament to its enduring beauty and resilience.

Today, the Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp has found its resting place in a renowned gallery, showcased under a spotlight where visitors can marvel at its ethereal glow. It serves as a reminder of Louis Comfort Tiffany's extraordinary talent and his invaluable contributions to the world of art.

As people gaze upon this magnificent piece of history, they are transported back to a time when craftsmanship thrived and beauty was cherished. The Antique Tiffany Helmet Lamp remains a cherished treasure, forever embedded in the annals of art history, illuminating the world with its timeless brilliance.