c1917 Banker’s Desk Lamp by Verdelite
Signed by famous maker, “Verdelite, Pat. May 8, 1917,” this marvelous “banker’s” desk lamp or piano lamp has an original emerald green blown glass shade.
To reflect light down onto paperwork, the interior of the blown shade was blown and cased with a layer of opal white glass, the bottom edge was then ground and polished. The supporting arm is adjustable at the top. Solid brass mounts have an original dark bronze finish, there is an iron weight in the base.