Rare & Beautiful Solid Brass Victorian Prismed Parker "Double Dragon" Library Lamp manufactured by The Parker Lamp Co. Circa 1880 - 1890's. All frame components are of Solid Brass; the shade ring, the prism band, and the retractor canopy shell. Beautiful & Stunning Prismed Library Lamp features an early high-dome Cranberry Hobnail 14 inch diameter shade. Still in original oil, this beautiful frame still sports it's original old hand cut crystal prisms with it's original Font & Burner Assembly. (Chimney is a modern replica-replacement) Glass and Metal are in excellent condition.
Lamp is restored to its original pristine appearance. Font is the original, correct, oil font and it has been burnished, buffed and sealed to its original high luster finish. (Please note that we do not guarantee that this font, or any other font that we sell, will either hold oil/kerosene or that they will safely support combustion - they are meant to be used decoratively only)
This is a very, very rare frame that was manufactured by The Parker Lamp Co. and these original, authentic, complete and matching Prismed Library Lamps are getting more and more difficult to find every day. High Grade Frame, Extremely Rare & Incredible High-Dome Cranberry Shade and completely restored to original finish...truly a spectacular Victorian Lamp. This Magnificent Parker Double Dragon Prismed Library Lamp is in excellent condition....shade is in pristine original condition also. The Retracting mechanism works just like it did when it was new. This is truly an elegant Victorian Library Lamp.