ELIZABETH BURTON (1869 - 1937)
Exceptional floriform table lamp, California, early 20th C.; Hammered copper, abalone shell; Base incised J.W.; 18 1/2" x 12"; Provenance: Private collection, Newport Beach, CA; Descended through the family; Private collection, South Pasadena, CA
Sale Price: $31,250
Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Rewired, a few cracks to several shell inserts. Original sockets. Filled-in 1/8" holes on mounting bracket and corresponding top of shade (four total), replaced tabs for the original locking mechanism, minor touch-ups to patina on shade, re-wired with original plug, replaced socket interiors.