Elegant Large Center-Post Bowl Chandelier w/Classical Motifs, c1940

Item #R2389


Center-post shades (the glass typically hangs from a center post through a hole in the shade, fixed on by a finial) were popular from around 1935 into the early 1950s. The most common sizes were small 1-light and 2-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 $400.00

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Product Specifications

  • Finish: Antiqued gold gilt.
  • Length 20"
  • Diameter 16"
  • Canopy Diameter 5"
  • Sockets (3) 60W


  • Historical Style: Modern: Traditional
  • Notes: Small areas of the shade have worn paint, but it is not noticeable once installed

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