Art Deco Tilley Paraffin Lamp, English 1930s
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Condition: some surface wear, polished
Size: Height: 62 cm Diameter: 14 cm
Style note — Art Deco was dominant in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. It originated in France, and is short for Arts Decoratifs, inspired by the 1925 Paris world fair “International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts”. The style was dominant in architecture and the everyday design, including homewares and home decorations.
Facts of Lavish Fun bit — hurricane glass is a blown sleeve used to protect candle and oil lamp flames from the drought. A hurricane cocktail glass simply has the same shape.