We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
Early Converted Gravity-Fed Hanging Patisserie Advertising Chandelier
This lamp was restored and newly wired for 2 standard electric bulbs. The fixture is a late 1800s gravity-fed fuel lamp. We kept most of the original character when rewiring. The bottom panel has frosted wire glass and is a hinged door to open and change bulbs. The frosted glass bottom is perfect for lighting a kitchen counter. The glass behind the lettering is a pale sky blue but when lit looks white. The copper and brass have an aged Verdigris patina. How perfect is this for a coffee shop or bakery. 44″ x 19″ x 7″ … $3400