Good Handel "Birds of Paradise" lamp, design 7026 by Henry Bedigie. The 18 inch reverse painted shade features a pair of colorful exotic birds on either side frolicking among large poppies and anemone flowers done in orange and sapphire blue displayed over a jet black backdrop. Boldly hand enameled inside "Bedigie" on one side and "Handel 7026" on the opposing side of the lower rim. An interlocking ring impressed "Handel Lamps" tops the shade. Bronze base has triple lyre arms with acanthus leaf adornments rising above a decorative double step foot. Cloth label reads "Handel Lamps" beneath. Triple Hubbell light sockets with bell pulls. The base reveals a magnificent dark patina with touches of green that accents the crisp design. Combined height 24 1/2 inches. A lamp for the discriminating collector. Excellent beautiful condition.