"Yes, the birds I've seen over many years also have bases, however this may have been a "Special order" perhaps from the makers of the brass/bronze ring and/or light fixture.
Also - the "key" is if the material is POTTERY -…"
"Thanks for the reply. I have no cord on it, so I can't date it by that unfortunately.
The parrot itself, which has a 16" wingspan from tip to tip, was definitely made to perch on something. Whether it was home made in to a lamp,…"
"Hi, are you sure your bird is porcelain, and not pottery? Your bird looks very much like Stangl Art pottery made, I think either in New Jersey, or upstate New York. They have always been very popular with collectors.
As to the unusual lamp, It might…"
HI, I just acquired this beautiful parrot lamp. The ring is made of bronze and the parrot is made of porcelain. The only signature on it is on the Bryant fixture. I am guessing it is from around the 30s. The wire runs up the bronze ring and out the top, which is threaded. I have no idea what the shade might have looked like, any ideas? Has anyone ever seen this lamp before or have any idea who might have made it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.See More
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