Antique Glass Shades from

The Drawing Room Antiques

For Gas, Kerosene and Oil Lamps, Sconces and Chandeliers

Plus Parts for Gas and Kerosene Lighting

Shade # 5229. A set of three (3) matching cut glass gas shades. Size: 3.75" fitter x 5.5" tall x 5.75" top opening. Condition: one shade has two upper rim edge flakes and two fitter flakes (both on the same shade). These shades came attached to a broken gas chandelier that hung in The Jane Pickens Theater lobby in Washington Square in Newport, RI. This Theater was originally a Church and was designed by Architect Russell Warren about 1835-40. Price for the three shades is $850.00.

Shade # 5277. A single art glass gas shade: circa 1880's. Color: pale custard to deeper custard coloring. Size: 4" fitter x 4" tall x 8.5" across at the widest. Condition: without issue. Price: $275.00.

Shade # 13. An American art glass gas shade. Circa 1885. Price: $125.00... Size: 4" fitter x 9" diameter spread and 4.5" tall. Condition: crack from the fluted top edge about 1.75" down.

Shade # 12. A single American art glass shade; overlay, satin glass; pink swirl drapery decor. Size: 3.25" fitter x 4" across at the bottom opening x 3.75" tall. Condition: bottom opening edge flake. White in the inside and pink on the outside. Possibly Mt. Washington Glass. Price: $295.00.

Shade # 11. A single American Gas shade; swirl pattern; deep cranberry color. Size: 4" fitter x 6" across at the top opening x 6.25" tall. Condition: fitter edge flea bites. Price: $195.00.

Shade # 5863. A single American Turban form Sinumbra Shade; circa 1850. Wheel cut floral and leaf and dot design. Size: 3" fitter x 4" across at the top opening x 6.5" tall. Condition: fitter edge flakes. This style shade just rested on the oil font. Price: $1,200.00.

Shade # 5320. A single American art glass gas Shade; circa 1880. Interior acid etched leaf design. Size: 4" fitter x 6" across at the top opening x 5" tall. Condition: fitter edge flake. The overall color is frosted with green/yellow decorations and fluted edges. Price: $385.00.

Shade # 8 (5112) A single American art glass gas Shade; circa 1880. Acid etched flower and leaf design. Size: 4" fitter x 8.75" across at the top opening x 4.75" tall. Condition: without issue. The overall color is pink. Price: $575.00.

Shade # 7. An set of 3 matching American gas Glass Shades. Daisy flower design. Size: 4" fitter x 7.5" across at the top opening x 3.75" tall. Condition: two without issues, one with several top edge flea bites and nicks. Price: $225.00 for the three shades.

Shade # 6. An American Carcel Glass Shade. Greek Key Design. Size: 7" diameter at the widest x 6.5" tall x 4.5" top opening x 2.5" bottom opening. Condition: base rim crack about .30" long. Price: $250.00.

Shade # 4. An American Carcel Glass Shade. Three Chariots surround this shade. Size: 6.75" tall x 7" diameter at the widest x 2.5" top opening x 2.5" bottom opening. Condition: rim flea bite on the bottom and scuffs consistent with use and age. Price: $465.00.

Shade # 3. An American "hobnail" gas shade. Size: 4" fitter. Top Diameter is 9" at the widest and the shade is 6.5" tall. Condition: a minor fitter flake. Circa 1865. The "hobnail" decorations are large. Price: $325.00.

Shade # 2. An American gas shade. Size: 2 5/8" fitter. Top Diameter is 6.5" and the shade is 4.75" tall. Condition: a few dark paint spots, minor fitter flake. Circa 1865. The lyre decor is rare. Price: $275.00.

# 4765. A fine and rare Art Glass Gas Shade in the style of Webb Glass. The thinnest of glass with overall leaf and fern decoration. 4" bottom fitter; 5" tall and 8.25" across at the widest. Condition: Tiny imperfections as sent from the factory. This must have been a very difficult shade to produce with many not surviving the factory process and even less surviving hot flames, servants, etc. Price: $1,500.00.

# 5033. A Pair {2} of Aesthetic era acid etched gas shades. 5" bottom fitter size. These shades are unusually shallow being only 4" tall. Condition: minor scuffs consistent with use and age. The price for the pair is $450.00.

# 4805. A pair of rare cut glass gas crown topped shades. 4" bottom fitter size and a crown top with a top opening of 7 5/8" across, the shades are 5.5" tall. Cut glass gas shades are hard to come by and were generally used on cut glass chandeliers. The price for this pair of shade is $850.00.

Shade 10. Offering a matched set of 6 shades. Smoke Bells. Opal or Milk Glass. Probably American Possibly Sandwich Glass. Size: 7" tall with a flare of 6" across. Condition: dirty: came out of a Newport Rhode Island Carriage House off Bellevue Avenue and were wrapped in Newspaper from the 1940's. . Individual shades are available for $65.00 each.

Shade 9. Offering a single Rococo Style Gas Shade. Size: fitter size 2 5/8"; app 5" tall and app 7" across. Condition: minor scuffing consistent with use and age; edge chips and flakes to the fitter ring. Nice quality; heavy cut glass design. We had a set of 7 of these a number of years ago (which we sold). In storage in an attic here in Newport for about 60 years. Price: $400.00.

Shade 5. Offering an unusual Quilted Amberina Style Glass Ball shade. Suitable for a column, moderator or carcel lamp. Size: 7" tall; 7" diameter; fitter opening 2 1/4". Condition: edge flakes to the fitter opening and I suspect that there were fitter rings at the top and bottom of the shade and those are missing. Colors are range from a deep ruby to a very pale pink. Don't know where or who made this shade. Believe it to be period, sometime in the late 19th century. Joseph Locke of the New England Glass Company developed Amberina and it was registered by W.L. Libbey. If this is Amberina, it is a pretty rare shade. Price: $300.00.

WANTED TO PURCHASE : 2-5/8" (fitter opening) gas shades, c. 1870. Red or orange flash, acid etched, Roman themes: chariots, soldiers, etc.

WANTED TO PURCHASE : 3", 4" and 5" (fitter opening) gas shades with aesthetic designs with red or orange flash color design.

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The Drawing Room Antiques

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