"I was trying to catch in the photo's that it is like small bits of glass that are raised. It looks like when a glass sweats on the outside of a drinking glass, except it is solid glass. It is a strange pattern. Thank you "
I have had several of these shades and chimneys with this decoration and have not been able to find the technique name or when it was used. All that I have had appear to be hand blown. Thank youSee More
"Your very Welcome TJ! If you know the history of the area in Mexico where most of these items came from, that too would be good to add for your Daughter. ( being that you collect the bracelets, if not it's easily found online. My memory…"
"Thank you for your reply. I collect taxco bracelets and do love their workmanship. When I purchased it there was a thick coating of florist putty covering the bottom of the bowl and when I removed it the bottom was bright brass. I want to give it to…"
"The Mexican Metal artists are most well known for their Sterling Silver jewelry, but they also made hollow ware objects, such as yours and other things as well. Most of these items are called "Taxco Silver" ( Though brass is used as well).…"
I purchased this at an estate sale years ago and am asking for any help with maker identification, age, value. It is made of brass and is 22 inches tall with bowl and 14 inches tall without the bowl. It is 17 inches outside edge of arms across. The bowl is 11 inches across. and the candle cups are 3 inches tall. It is marked on both the candelabra and bowl E. Jimenez Mexico. I have tried to find the maker but have had no luck. Thank you for any information you can provide. See More
"I was visualising a wall mounted, or singular pole mounted light fixture, but still a light fixture strangely enough. Then Tom's suggestion sounded more feasible, so upon further searching, I found it, a restored 1930's three light…"
"Is it magnetic? Looks like cast iron, painted brass color with green and light red (coral). Those colors are found on early (1890s-1920s) ceiling or chandelier lights. You are missing most of the light fixture. I'd guess there were 4, 5…"
These are 5.5 inches across, 3 inch projection and 3.5 inch across the extensions that look to be where the mounting screws would go. I purchased these at an estate sale and know nothing of their history. Any help identifying would be greatly appreciated.See More