Old Barn Auction to sell a lifetime of antique lighting March 4-5

Signed ‘Pairpoint’ lamp base with copper shade, 14 inches high. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Signed ‘Pairpoint’ lamp base with copper shade, 14 inches high. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

FINDLAY, Ohio – Old Barn Auction will offer an enlightening experience March 4-5 when it sells a lifetime collection of lamps and glass shades. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding.

Friday’s session will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern and consist of 501 lots. The auction will resume at Saturday at noon Eastern with another 230 lots.

This huge collection will include Victorian, Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Industrial, Modernism, Greek Revival, Gothic and Renaissance styles.

The list includes outstanding brass, cast- and wrought iron chandeliers; ceiling and wall fixtures; ballroom chandeliers; original wall sconces in brass and cast metal; candelabras; candle sconces, including one stamped L.C. Tiffany Studios. Stunning shades on these fixtures include Steuben, Quezal; opalescent swirl globes, vaseline, caramel slag glass, cranberry, custard and much more. Other marked names include NU-ART, Lightolier and Pairpoint.

Other various items include several lots of unmarked Tiffany prisms, a very early traffic light by inventor Henry W. Davidson, street lamps, and many of Phoenix and custard store fixtures.

The auction will begin Thursday, March 3, with box lots, which will not be offered to Internet bidders.

For details go to the website www.oldbarn.com or call Jan Sorgenfrei at 419-422-8531 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or e-mail auction@oldbarn.com.

 

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Pair of wall sconces signed ‘Lincoln,’ decorated and painted, 11 inches high. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Pair of wall sconces signed ‘Lincoln,’ decorated and painted, 11 inches high. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Oil lamp fixture converted to electric, ruffled opalescent swirled shade, 19 inches high x 10 1/2 inches in diameter. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Oil lamp fixture converted to electric, ruffled opalescent swirled shade, 19 inches high x 10 1/2 inches in diameter. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Brass and opalescent glass table lamp base 30 inches high x 8 inches diameter. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Brass and opalescent glass table lamp base 30 inches high x 8 inches diameter. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Rare and unusual traffic light, ‘Henry W. Davidson, Inventor, Patent Pending,’ 23 inches high x 22 inches in diameter. Possibly one of a kind. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.

Rare and unusual traffic light, ‘Henry W. Davidson, Inventor, Patent Pending,’ 23 inches high x 22 inches in diameter. Possibly one of a kind. Image courtesy of Old Barn Auction.