Lot 203: PAIRPOINT REVERSE PAINTED GLASS AND PATINATED-METAL TABLE LAMP, 1880-1929.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: The 'Torino' shade painted on each side with a large peony stem in dark rose and green, on striped pale yellow panels alternating with darker yellow panels painted with similar blossoms, the shade signed above one exterior edge "The Pairpoint Corp," signed underneath the base "PAIRPONT MFG. CO.," letter "P" into a lozenge and serial number 30931/2. Overall height 18 1/4 inches, height of shade 7 1/4 inches, width 13 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches.Literature: An example of a 'Torino' shade is illustrated in Edward and Sheila Malakoff, "Pairpoint Lamps," p. 54, and a model of the base on p. 77.