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Crosshatch Chevron Prism Hood Shade R2278, c1900
Crosshatch Chevron Prism Hood Shade R2278, c1900

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$55.00

Wow. That's what we said when we first saw this beauty. It sparkles and gleams even when unlit. And when lit...well, stand back and admire. No wonder it's so mesmerizing: the angles of the prisms were scientifically designed to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs....

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Breezy Prism Hood Shade R2286, c1900
Breezy Prism Hood Shade R2286, c1900

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$50.00

Although it's perfectly rigid, this glass shade perfectly captures the look of fabric rippling in a breeze. Remarkable, given that its the result of rigorously scientific design process. Every facet is precisely angled to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. Indeed...

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Crinoline Prism Hood Shade R2287, c1900
Crinoline Prism Hood Shade R2287, c1900

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$45.00

Like a hoop skirt worn by a bygone southern lady, this glass shade has a carefully engineered underlying structure belied by its feminine wiles. In fact, its prismatic angles were scientifically designed to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. Indeed, some early ma...

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Arty Prism Hood Shade R2293, c1900
Arty Prism Hood Shade R2293, c1900

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$60.00

This antique shade is a true testament to the glassmaker's art – and science. Each angle of the glass is precisely calculated to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. Indeed, some early manufacturers claimed that shades like this could actually double the candlepowe...

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Flutter Prism Hood Shade R2288, c1900
Flutter Prism Hood Shade R2288, c1900

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$45.00

This antique glass shade may look like it's all fluttery delicacy, but it stands on a firm foundation: science. Its prismatic angles were precisely engineered to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. Indeed, some early manufacturers claimed that shades like this cou...

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Twirly Prism Hood Shade R2275, c1900
Twirly Prism Hood Shade R2275, c1900

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$45.00

When we're in a whimsical frame of mind, we'll tell you this shade looks like the skirt of a dancer, swishing back and forth as she twirls about. When we're in a practical frame of mind, we'll tell you this shade was scientifically designed to maximize the dim glow of early bulbs. The glass pri...

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Silver Bell Prism Hood Shade R2283, c1900
Silver Bell Prism Hood Shade R2283, c1900

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$55.00

As if its twinkly prismatic pleats weren't enough, this glass antique balloons out festively from its narrow waist – double prettiness! But its aesthetic features are also scientific ones: the prismatic angles were designed to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. ...

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Icicle Prism Hood Shade R2290, c1900
Icicle Prism Hood Shade R2290, c1900

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$45.00

We love that the edge of this glass shade looks like icicles dripping in a spring thaw. In point of fact, each prismatic angle was scientifically designed to reflect the most light, thus amplifying the dim glow of early bulbs. Indeed, some early manufacturers claimed that shades like this could a...

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