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ERNEST BATCHELDER (1875 - 1957); DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882 - 1972)

Unique peacock lamp, Pasadena, CA, ca. 1910; Glazed earthenware, copper, slag glass, two sockets; Unmarked; 21" x 23 1/2"; Provenance: Ernest Batchelder, Pasadena, CA; Joy Thompson, Pasadena, CA; Private collection, Pasadena, CA; Published: Hines, “Antiques: Vintage California Design: West Coast Exemplars of the Arts and Crafts Movement,” Architectural Digest, May 1991, p.175; Trapp, The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life, 1993, p. 173; Exhibited: The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, February 27 - August 15, 1993, The Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C., October 8, 1993 - January 9, 1994, and the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, February 18 - April 17, 1994; Batchelder: Tilemaker, Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA, September 2016 - March 2017

Sale Price: $62,500

Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000

Condition Report

Shade: overall good original condition, all clips replaced, short repaired cracks to two pieces of glass. Base: professional restoration around base and to chip on one of top corners. Rewired