Rare & Beautiful Solid Brass Victorian Prismed Ansonia "Button & Daisy" Library Lamp manufactured by The Ansonia Brass & Lamp Co. Circa 1880 - 1890's. All frame components match and are of Solid Brass; the shade ring, the prism band, and the retractor canopy shell. Beautiful & Stunning Prismed Library Lamp features an early & very-rare high-dome Francesware Hobnail 14 inch diameter shade. Still in original oil, this beautiful jeweled frame with original twisty hangers instead of chains, still sports it's original old hand cut amber 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, manufactured by The Ansonia Brass & 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 Francesware Shade and completely restored to original finish...truly a spectacular Victorian Lamp. This Magnificent Ansonia "Daisy & Button" 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.