Handel Floor Lamp ~ Antiques ~ Original ~ Lighting


Presented here for sale is this very nice Handel “harp” antique floor lamp with a signed Steuben gold Aurene shade; early American 20th century.

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Presented here for sale is this very nice Handel harp antique floor lamp with a signed Steuben gold Aurene shade; early American 20th century.

It has a single stationary socket and stands approximately 57″ high. The widest dimension of the harp area is approximately 13 1/8″ wide. The base bottom diameter is approximately 8″.

Restoration parts include a new interior socket and period-style paddle switch, plug, period-style cord, and felt.

The Handel cloth label is present (base bottom). Wear to the lamp base which includes some fade to the finish and scratches (see pictures as they are an important part of the description).

Philip Julius Handel made lamps in Meriden, Connecticut, from 1893 to 1933.

A partial matte acid fleur-de-lis mark remains on the interior rim of this ribbed Steuben gold Aurene shade. Depending on the light source, this Steuben shade will glow in a multitude of different vibrant colors. Flea bites and chips are present on fitter rim of the shade, but they are covered by the fitter ring and are not visible when the shade is attached to the lamp. This shade has a beautiful, warm glow when lit.


Steuben shade approximate dimensions:

5″ h

2.25″ fitter rim

4.75″ aperture

Frederick Carder- Steuben Glass Works
Corning, N.Y.; 1903


Antiques and vintage items may show variable wear, defects, restorations, replacement parts, imperfections, distress, and or repairs. The absence of condition remarks does not imply that the item is in perfect condition. We make great efforts to accurately characterize each item and the photographs are an integral part of the item description. No warranty implied. We do not accept returns. All items are sold “as is.”


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