A pair of Lamps, handcrafted using a laythe. Light mahogany stained wood. 18” tall from top of shade to the base. Base is 6” square. The shaft of this lamp is 8 3/4”. Both have been fully restored. New sockets, new cords, new plugs and new almond color linen lampshades retailing for $40 each. A great pair for a console table behind a couch or for bedside. Selling now on Etsy.com at ContessasHome. $175.00 for the pair. These lamps were restored at the Lamplighter in Old Town, Alexandria, VA
We have recently relisted and placed this beautiful completely restored Schonbek Crystal Chandelier for sale on Etsy.com. Our ContessasHome Etsy site is active and you can view it now. We now know that it is a Schonbek Chandelier. The relisting price for this lovely chandelier is now $650 USD. We welcome inquiries.
Chandelier, Gilt, French four arm with four candlelight bulbs. Twenty-eight hanging crystals total. Large center drop Crystal is two inches round and was $40 on its own. Each arm has five/two inch Crystal drops. The top and bottom four crystals are three inches each. The width of the chandelier is fifteen inches. The top to bottom measurement is twenty-three inches. The gilt gold patina is superb adding to the overall provenance of this piece.
It’s petite and very pretty. Strong French design. We have restored it with tiny copper wiring and a ceiling cap. It’s ready to install.
A lovely chandelier.
The Rembrandt Album, Box Set Collection of thirty-two pictures, by Rembrandt Van Rijn. Reproduced and issued by various processes, The Heritage Press, New York. The pictures in this album are copies from Circa 1606 through 1669. A detailed two-page chronology is included with the collection of eight color photographs and twenty-four etchings, using painting, red chalk and pen and brush. Pencil sketch, and sepia/black and white photography are among this collection. Of particular interest is our signature featured piece, a red chalk of The Last Supper, about 1635, (after Leonardo da Vinci).
Photograph number thirty-one, and next to last, and smallest in the collection is of Rembrandt himself, a self portrait, about Circa 1663. A lovely collection and each rendering is top-mounted on 10″ x 13.5 toned paper. Suitable for immediate framing.
Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome $40
Lamps, a pair. Candlestick style. Circa 1960. Lovely on an entry/foyer table, on your mantel, or on either side of a tressel/library table behind your formal sofa. Restored to perfection by our local, family owned, fifty-year lighting repair company. 23″ height, base is 4″, lamp shaft from base to socket is 15″. Shades (made in USA) are highest quality. $33 each, ebony black and brushed gold lined. High quality replacement new socket accommodates up to an 80watt bulb
Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome $249/pair
Pair of Mahogany base lamps. Measure 27.5 height. 10″ wide, across shade. Wood base is 6.5″. Handmade and turned professionally on a lathe. Wood shaft is 9 inches. Lovely dusty mahogany/lightly coated varnish. Restored to new.; includes new socket, cord, toggle switch, high quality brass harps and finials. Yours to use for up to 25 years. Shades are 100% pure linen. Purchased specifically for these lamps at the “Lamplighter” in Old Town, Alexandria, VA. Selling on etsy. com at ContessasHome $225.00
Art, tapestry, Asian, matted and professionally framed. 11.5 x 13.25 end to end. Tapestry is 8.5 x 10.5. Beautiful blue tones embedded in this pure raw silk specimen. Figures are two in a boat; one being a fish (mermaid) maiden. The other is of a gentleman holding a fishing implement. Color tones of this piece are quite lovely. Several shades of dusty blue, peach, turquoise, burnt red, black, and pale grey. A geometric border of 2″ surrounds this piece. Professionally framed by Buchanan and Kiguel of Charlottesville, VA. We purchased this piece at a local Alexandra, VA auction gallery. Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome. $95
Lamp, Urn style , porcelain, with hand-painted green blossoms. Circa, 1940. Base and center shaft are brass. Over the years a lovely patina has surfaced. We have cleaned it with soft grade steel wool (0000). This is your personal hint to keep it shining. Takes up to a 100 watt bulb. New shade purchased to coincide with the lamp base style. All parts are new including, socket, high quality brass harp and finial. New brown electrical cord. Yes, it is completely restored as are all our lamps at ContessasHome. When you purchase our lamps you are good to go for another twenty-five years. This one is charming. In our opinion it has an Irish lady look about it. It would be lovely in any bay window. Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome $125