Pressed Glass Bead-Chain Shade, c1940

Item #R2160

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Bead-Chain shades (the glass typically hangs from three ball-tipped bead chains)were popular from around 1935 into the early 1950s. The most common sizes were small 1-light fixtures used in bedrooms and hallways, especially as replacements for older obsolete styles, Larger multi-light bowl chandeliers were used in dining rooms. The shades are usually heavy pressed designs with a mix of tinted or etched glass and clear decorative areas. To explore the history of bead-chain shades and fixtures, check out their story on our Blog.

Price $100.00

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Product Specifications

  • Height: 5"
  • Diameter: 11-1/4"


  • Historical Style: Modern Traditional

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