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Antiques Victorian Floor Lamp

Looking for something innovative and classic at the same time? In this case, you should definitely discover all the Victorian style floor lamps that are shown in this collection. They differ when it comes to their sizes, shapes and designs so you shouldn’t find it too difficult to choose something for yourself.

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Have you been searching for a lamp that just does not look like the typical lamp? Well, you need to consider this standing oil lamp, which has got the Victorian style, round shade with flowers and brass finish.

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Full of meticulous details, boasting carefully curated stained glass composition, scroll carving, cabriole feet and crown top molding, this Tiffany style Victorian pedestal lamp is definitely a true stunner.

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This pair of antique Victorian floor lamp enchants with their antique brass finish. Their sturdy finish enabled to withstand smoothly the test of time. A perfect way to add some refinement to one's classic or traditional interiors.

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This antique floor lamp with a one-of-a-kind, ornamental shade represents perfectly well the Victorian style. Intricate design, full of curves and volutes is brilliantly surmounted with a lovely little bird on the top.

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Such a lamp would have used Queen Victoria herself at her court. Richly decorated in pastel floral motifs, including fringes and great precisoin. This antique floor lamp has a gold finish and is hand-painted. The base of the lamp is delicate, hand-decorated.

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Such a lamp could be borrowed from the Queen Vicotria. She was an expert in good taste. Embroidered by hand, in beige shades, with lace and fringes with little amber.It also includes handmade floral motifs. Made of burn-out silk velvet with peacocks.

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This antique floor lamp enchants with its intricate design. Curved, richly adorned silhouette constitutes a beautiful base for the floral-patterned, spherical shade.

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The grandeur and opulence of the Victorian era are synonymous with their stunning light fixtures. Be it the elaborate chandeliers, the banquet lamps, candelabras or the more ubiquitous floor lamps, form was always considered as important as function.

Right from the shades, to the hand-blown glass to the delicately carved and decorated bases, Victorian lamps make excellent accent pieces and focal points. Today, these antique lamps command a hefty price tag in the collector’s market, which also makes them most likely to be counterfeited.

Here are a few boxes to tick off, if you are shopping for antique Victorian floor lamps.

How to identify Victorian lamps?

Victorian lamps are by far the easiest to identify from among most of the lighting fixtures that were in prevalence from 1800-1900. As we mentioned earlier, everything was at its ornate best right from the time of the whale oil lamps to the kerosene lamps which replaced them, and the floor lamps which became prominent in the later part of the Victorian era, when electricity became commonly available.

Lampshades rose in popularity during this phase and fabric and shaded glass were the most commonly used shade materials. The irony though is that even the cheapest, utilitarian versions of these lamps used smoked white glass instead of clear glass.

Further, these shades were often hand-painted with floral designs and landscapes or featured delicate engravings. In the later part of the era, slag glass and case glass shades replaced fabric. Materials like mica and porcelain became popular.

Other than the ornate glass shades, Victorian floor lamps typically have tall stems which extend for a height of five to six feet from the base. The stems were mostly made of brass and are usually coated with Bronze and gold. Do the old magnet test to determine if its authentic brass.

Even the stems weren’t left undecorated though. Hand paintings and filigree were commonly used to decorate the stems as well as the bases.

One of the challenges in identification is that some of the early Victorian lamps do not have a distinctive maker’s mark. For example, the Pewter lamp. Other prominent lamp makers from the time are Eben Smith, Caper Molineux, Boardman & Gleason.

There are a lot of cheap replicas that were made in India circa 1970 which have flooded the market and are sold as vintage Victorian lamps. Keep an eye out for these. Speak to an appraiser who can authenticate the lamp before you pay a hefty price for it.

How are you going to use your Victorian lamp? 

What is the intended use of the antique lamp that you are looking to purchase? If it’s a centerpiece for the living room, then you are in luck. There will be no dearth of options. The caveat is that the lamp may not necessarily be in working condition.

If you intend to use it as a lighting fixture, then enquire about the condition of the lamp. Many antique resellers acquire the base of the lamp in good condition and then source a matching lampshade for it.

Others swap the old oil wick and cylinder for an electric bulb which reduces the value somewhat. In either case, the seller must be transparent about any modifications or alterations performed.

What's the proper height for a Victorian floor lamp?

Look at the size of the stem. If it will be placed adjacent to a sofa or a cushion as a reading lamp, then five feet is just about the right size. But you can also find floor to ceiling lamps which throw the light off the ceiling to create a diffused ambiance.

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A proposition for all fans of the Victorian style. This antique Bradley Hubbard lamp comes from the 1890's. It delights with its impressive condition, withstanding successfully the test of time.

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Designed in the 1920's, this Victorian floor lamp looks, simply, stunning, holding a captivating shade with multiple embellishments. The shade rests on a brass-finished metal rod that's attached to the matching, rounded base.

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Victorian Chinoiserie Lampshade with Antique Chinese Embroidery Floor Lamp

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Tall floor lamp with opulent shade, rich with all those beams, frills, embroidery and stuff. Victorian era lamps tended to be elaborate in style and so's this one. Hand-painted base isn't half bad either.

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In the Victorian era, opium was produced in the Far East.It was used for healing purposes-in order to provide light,it was possible to sit at such an antique gold-plated brass victorian floor lamp.Richly carved up to its copper lampshade in arts&crafts style.

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Vintage floor lamp inspired of oriental style. The shade is ombré dyed from amethyst to green and is covered on both sides with antique metallic lace. The shade has extra-long, dramatic hand beaded fringe in beautiful amethyst jewel tones.

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Presented here two similiar antiques Victorian floor lamps are examples of glamor that does not meet kitsch. Golden and copper finish, combined with spherical stems.
The white balls at the very top have delicately sculpted faces.

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Outstanding Original Bradley Hubbard Piano Floor Lamp & HUGE Original Shade with BEAUTIFUL COLORS & Mums

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The stylish lampshade of this elegant Victorian floor lamp makes it unbelievable. Beaded beads, amethyst and smoky fabric color with floral details are stunning. A beautiful solution for a stylish bedroom or living room.

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Chinoiserie Lampshade with Antique Textiles by Christine Kilger of Nightshades

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Victorian Torchiere Hester Floor Lamp
If you're a fan of intriguing and original solutions, this amazing and stylish floor lamp might be a perfect opportunity for you. Check it out now and enjoy an incredible design in your living room or bedroom!

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Elegant, traditional standing lamp. The Victorian style carries timeless appeal and never goes out of fashion. If you want to express your stylish inner self through furniture, then this classic lamp is perfect.

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A Versaille stylization in the house. This victorian lampshade is located on antique floor lamp. Its solid base provides good support and stability. It also includes some decorative accents for enhancing aesthetics.

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With the Victorian design of the structure and the beautifully detailed base as well as the decorated, beaded shade this floor lamp will ensure a significant boost of both style and utmost charm for your interior.

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Did you have someone in your faimly who had lamps like this? For me it was my Aunt Nina and my sisters and I loved playing with the soft dangling strings!

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$158.00 Stacked Teapots Kitchen Lamp A whimsical tower of precariously placed cups teeter their way to a lovely shade. Lamplight offers a softer, relaxed ambience for kitchens after hours when the harshness of overhead lights lessens the joy of hot choco

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Elaborate Victorian lamp with black beads & charcoal trim shade. The shade is new, but the base (heavy brass and marble) is original, made in the US in the 1920's as a genuine antique Rembrandt floor lamp.

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Constituting a perfect Victorian accent for one's classic decor, this beautiful floor lamp features a double arm base, which combines with a hand-painted and richly adorned shade. Inspired by Tibetan motives, it will incorporate a bit of the oriental appeal.

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The period under the rule of Queen Victoria of Hannover achieved many successes, also rich in style in lighting. Made of bronze antique victorian lamp, has a few thin towers, crowned with a carved round base and a candle holder at the top.

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Crazy quilt influence on this vintage Victorian lampshade ~ fans were also a crazy quilt favorite pattern

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Victorian 66" Floor Lamp
This unique and stylish floor lamp is gonna amaze every fan of intriguing and original solutions! Check it out, bring some elegance to your house and enjoy an awesome design and the highest functionality.

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Antique oil burning floor lamp. Everyone sifting the Internet in search of Victorian gems, don't miss it! What is worth the attention here: an ornate brass base and a globe shade with subtle painted floral pattern.

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Give your living room setting a vintage touch, with this floor lamp. It's a little bit antique Victorian, modern and industrial. The heavy construction is durable, and look very attractive.

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Solid metal lamp with a Victorian stylization. This functional element is suitable for floor placement. Its paw feet are durable, decorative and very stable on flat floors. Attractive scrools and ornaments improve aesthetics of this element.

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Art Nouveau style victorian lampshade...stunning! about 3K plus....

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