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Antique Slag Glass Lamps

Antique slag glass lamps retain so much of the old-time charm. The elaborate lampshades make a unique effect when the light is on. Perfect for a relaxing reading nook where you can sink in a squashy armchair with a page-turner and just drift away. Check the beauties below.

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Antique slag glass lamps
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This beautifully designed antique lamp is a combination of a solid metal leg with a decorative lampshade representing an incredible scene. The whole is beautifully decorated in beautiful colors, and the subtle glass lampshade is delightful.

Antique miller art nouveau slag glass lamp
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Antique Miller Art Nouveau Slag Glass Lamp
This classic table lamp is made only of brass and glass. Lampshade is one color version of stained glass work - it looks very original, because it presents natural motives and scenes from every day, rural life.

Antique glass lamps
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Astounding art nouveau lamp in Tiffany style, with green slag glass umbrella (or upended tulip) shade. Curvilinear design incorporates foliate and floral scrolling. On top there's a fancy finial. The base is bronze.

Slag lamp
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If you think that's something's missing on your table, then, you could easily spice it up with this marvelous table lamp. It's made of green glass that sits in the rustic frame with amazing metalwork. Measurements: 23 3/4" H x 20" W.

Bradley and hubbard lamps
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A beautiful antique electric table lamp having a brass frame with a round base with floral patterns and a club-like vertically grooved stem. Its dome-inspired hexagonal lampshade of colourful glass features intricate floral designs in a lower part.

480 antique slag glass lamp salem brothers 1
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480: ANTIQUE SLAG GLASS LAMP SALEM BROTHERS

Old glass lamps
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With such a magnificent lamp, the desk in your den will shine like never before. Designed in 1910s, the lamp features a mushroom-like shade with 8 glass panels and amazing metal overlay with a Greek key pattern.

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No other material created during the Art Nouveau period has produced as much adulation as slag glass. From lampshades to décor pieces, marbled glass in a bounty of interesting colors with those alluring swirls was everywhere.

Imagine sitting in a room lit by an antique slag glass lamp. The swirls of light cast mysterious shadows on the wall making for an incomparable experience.

Today, slag glass or malachite glass is no longer produced the way it used to be. However, antique slag glass lamps in mint condition command a hefty price tag and are considered a collectible.

Having said that, the market is rife with cheap replicas and counterfeits. It pays to be aware of what to look for if you are out shopping for one.

What is slag glass?

Slag glass was created by adding a metal ore to amber glass which is what gave it the distinct color and pattern.

Some of the most popular colors created in the early days were purple, blue, turquoise green, golden and brown (extremely rare).

The most noted manufacturers were Sowerby, Greener and Davidson in Europe and Challinor, Taylor, and Co, Westmoreland and Akro Agate in America.

How do you identify authentic slag glass?

The chances of that antique slag glass lamp that you fancy being marked by the manufacturer are extremely slim. Most manufacturers in those days just added a series of numbers below the base of the lamp rather than adding an ornate logo.

So, the only way to identify an authentic slag glass lamp might be to carry it to an expert and qualified antique dealer. The other and easier option of course, is to buy from a reputed source. Definitely not eBay.

What other materials are used in antique slag glass lamps?

You’ll often find slag glass in metal frames and overlays with intricate designs, mosaics, and motifs. Brass, bronze, solid oak wood and iron are commonly used materials for the frame and the base.

How much is an antique slag glass lamp?

Time and again, we come across too good to be true deals for antique slag glass lamps. Well, if it’s too good to be true, it’s probably junk.

Authentic slag glass lamps can be priced anywhere between $150-$2000 and more, depending on the condition and the item. If someone’s selling one for $25, then it’s most likely a fake.

What designs of slag glass lamps are there?

From Tiffany lamps to silhouette lamps and even elaborate chandeliers, slag glass was used in just about every style of lighting in those days.

While you can always stay safe with your choices, there are some very interesting and creative pieces like Tiffany’s umbrella or mushroom shades, the Philippine shell inspired designs and the five-light lily lamps.

What kind of antique slag glass lamp is best for my space?

Your choice should depend on the intended use of the lamp. If it’s a bedside table, then Tiffany lamps or silhouette styled lamps work best.

When it comes to silhouette, you can pick from an array of interesting motifs to cast on the walls. Tiffany styled pedestal lamps with a long arm make for fantastic focal points in living rooms.

Antique slag glass lamps will be a perfect addition to your home, especially if your décor draws inspiration from vintage arts and crafts periods like Art Nouveau or Art deco.

 

 

 

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Antique Slag Glass Lamp With Lighted Base Circa 1915
Antique approach to a slag table lamp made out of wrought iron frame elements surrounded by matte, opaque glass in a yellow color. The frame of the lamp has a second light inside of it, making the glow even brighter.

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Antique Slag Glass Lamp Shade Trees Cottage Etc | eBay

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antique slag lamps | Antique Slag Glass Lamp | eBay

Antique slag glass table lamp made marked miller circa 1920s
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antique slag glass table lamp, made & marked Miller, circa 1920s.

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A stunning table lamp with an antique touch. It's a highly decorative piece made of metal, which overlays a shade made of green glass. The light will beautifully sparkle through the holes in the metal. If features a cool, distressed look.

Early 20s slag lamp love the scenes with the 2
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Early 20's slag lamp. LOVE the scenes with the 2 different colors.

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A chic antique floor lamp with a base of bronze finished mahogany wood. It's built of a 4-arm foot (with carved ram heads) and an ornate split angular tapered up stem. A flower-like lampshade of creamy slag glass has a brass frame, edges, ornaments.

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Pair of really nice Antique Wilkinson slag Glass Lamps for sale in ...

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Stylish table lamp mounted on richly decorated base. It is made of metal and glass. Suitable for residential and commercial premises. Elegant accent for living room, bedroom and more.

Slag glass lamp 2
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This slag glass lamp is like an intercontinental journey - we will find the shadows of the statue of liberty, the Parisian tower, the palms of the exotic beaches - all on the delicate lampshade's fabric that rests on the brass lamp leg.

Slag glass lamp shades
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Crafted from solid oak wood, this antique lamp has a tree-like design, while standing on a double square frame. The shade is made of stained glass embedded in the frame, with a beautiful combination of green and yellow.

An antique slag glass lamp and shade bronze tone cast
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An antique slag glass lamp and shade~Bronze tone cast metal base~Slag glass lamp shade with an Art Nouveau motif to the pierced patterns

Antique art crafts deco bent carmel slag glass miller bradley
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Antique Art Crafts Deco Bent Carmel Slag Glass Miller Bradley Hubbard ...

Vintage mid century large tulip shaped hanging green slag glass
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... Vintage Mid-Century Large Tulip Shaped Hanging Green Slag Glass Lamp

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The Tiffany-style slag glass lamp offers quality in itself - in this case, stained-glass windows have been enriched with marbled amber with its warm color and pink glass decorated with cabochons. An elegant visiting card of old times, based on a resinous base.

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Sophisticated design for an antique, American art nouveau style carousel table lamp with a fairy themed decal. The lamp is fitted with numerous colorful depictions of nature, giving the lamp a one of a kind appearance.

Antique edward miller co 16 panel curved slag glass iron
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Antique Edward Miller & Co. 16 - Panel Curved Slag Glass & Iron Table ...

233 vintage slag glass table lamp
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233: VINTAGE SLAG GLASS TABLE LAMP

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118: ANTIQUE SLAG GLASS LAMP

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Antique Slag Glass Lamp
Stained-glass antique lamps are usually associated with the Tiffany elegance - but there are also more affordable, commercial projects such as the one - slag glass lamp with a mosaic creating in the glass and a black frame urban landscapes.

Slag glass lamp 6 panel floral design
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Slag Glass Lamp 6 Panel Floral Design

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Table lamp for all kinds of interiors according to taste and need. Metal frame with antique finish is decorated with interesting pattern. Lampshade is covered with colorful glass and gives warm tone of light.

Lighting america floor lamp with paneled slag glass shade american
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lighting, America, Floor lamp with [paneled] slag glass shade, American, a [turned] wood floor base lamp supporting a slag glass shade with metal overlay. Circa 1900-1930

Phil taylor antiques ottumwa ia
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Phil Taylor Antiques – Ottumwa,IA

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Blue slag glass lamp;

Rare lighted base blue slag glass vintage lamp
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Rare Lighted Base Blue Slag Glass Vintage Lamp

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Antique Art Nouveau Bent Slag Glass Lamp Shade-Hanging /Floor Lamp for ...

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antique slag lamps | Antique Empire Green Slag Glass Lamp

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ANTIQUE SLAG GLASS LAMP WITH LIGHTED BASE Circa 1915

Slag glass lamp
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Antique, elegant lamp. It has ceramic kickstand with sculptural base. Lampshade is made of green opaque glass and has frame made of the wood. This beautiful lamp will make every interior more chic. You can use it as table lamp.

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Glass lamp with a durable construction that includes a solid, round base with improved stability. The frame features decorative carvings and provides support to a nice and practical shade. This lamp is ideal for table use.

Miller desert palm scenic slag glass lamp
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Miller Desert Palm Scenic Slag glass Lamp

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384: Antique Victorian Slag Glass Table Lamp, All Origi

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Stained Glass Peacock Lamp from Seventh Avenue ®

Victorian lighting one on each night stand just my style
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victorian lighting....one on each night stand....just MY style.

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Antique Arts & Crafts Bradley & Hubbard Slag Glass Lamp

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This eight-panel slag glass and filigree table lamp constitutes a great example of the antique design. Ornate shade and equally ornate, golden base will add a refined character to any space.

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What a fantastic slag glass lamp. Exquisite.

Brass griffin slag glass lamp
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Brass Griffin Slag Glass Lamp

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Designed in Tiffany style, this gorgeous lamp is just perfect for enhancing a desk in your cozy den. Created in early 20th century, the lamp has a beautiful frame that's entirely made of quality brass, holding a slag glass shade with a lovely finial.

Zentrum Studios Tiffany Style Grapevine Filigree Lamp 16 Inch Diameter
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