A Reverse Painted Pairpoint Landscape Lamp with Carved Wooden Base
Art Nouveau American 'Pairpoint' reverse painted glass lamp with carved wood base.
Signed: The Pairpoint Corp.
Diameter: 15 3/4"
Pairpoint Glass Company - in 1880, British silver designer Thomas Pairpoint (1838-1902) resigned his position as head designer at the Meriden Brittania Company and founded the Pairpoint Manufacturing Company, which was established in New Bedford as a silver manufacturer supplying Mount Washington with silver-plated metal mounts for its glass lamps and other products.] In 1894, the two companies merged and in 1900 were renamed the Pairpoint Corporation.