Handel #7106 With Rookwood Base


Here for your consideration is the best of the best Handel lamps. A veritable feast for the eyes of the discriminating and astute collector of period American lighting. The Handel shade is 18" domical molded with the 8 vertical lobes and sand finish. The shade is meticulously decorated. Phillip Handel held this patent personally. It is properly signed Handel with the number 7106 and artist initialed "William Runge" of whom was said, was Handel's finest designer/painter. This was said by Julius Lewis, a genius who was credited for Handel's huge success after Philip Handel died in 1914 of a gun shot wound. The design, artistry, detail and bright well coordinated colors are all excellent, made in 1924, and three dimensional appearance. Described in the Handel book "The Scene of Vertical" Arts and Crafts trees in bloom, hills, sky and stylized pink roses in bloom. Matching Rookwood base in the matt finish has the Rookwood signature and #2606. Measures 7" at the foot and is 23" total height. Has flowers and vertical lobes as well. Was made as a lamp base by Rookwood for Handel and this spectacular Handel shade. All hardware is 100% Handel. Very rare. This lamp has that fungsway. The ancient art of Fengshui or Fungsway broadly translated as: "the environment matters" or "the feel of a place, soul satisfying", is still relatively new to the West.