Rare 8" Phoenix Holophane Ruffled Shade now a beautiful Pendant Light - with Antique Brass Hardware


Antique Holophane Prismatic ruffled Phoenix Glass 8" shade now a beautiful Pendant Light, shown in Antique Brass Hardware w/brown woven wire. You fixture comes with all the necessary hardware and is ready to install in you home.

This is a really beautiful holophane prismatic glass shade in fantastic condition for its age as this shade was made in the late 1800's early 1900's by

The Phoenix Glass Company they were based in Monaca, Pennsylvania, they were prominent American glassware manufacturer with a rich history dating back to the late 19th century. Here is an overview of the history of the Phoenix Glass Company:

Founding and Early Years (1880s-1890s): The company was founded in 1880 by Alfred Johnson and his partners. Initially, they produced a variety of glassware, including bottles, jars, and lamp chimneys. In the 1890s, they began specializing in high-quality art glass.

Art Nouveau and Early Art Glass (Late 19th-early 20th century): During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Phoenix Glass Company gained recognition for its contributions to the Art Nouveau movement. They produced a wide range of art glass items, including vases, bowls, and tableware, featuring intricate designs and vibrant colors. Their work during this period is highly collectible today.

The glass in this shade is the word "Holophane" is derived from the Greek words "holos" meaning "whole" and "phanos" meaning "light." Holophane Glass was designed with a prismatic pattern on its surface. This pattern consisted of a series of ridges, prisms, or other optical elements that manipulated the path of light passing through the glass. It allowed the glass to refract, reflect, and diffuse light in a controlled manner, producing a more uniform and pleasant illumination.

Shade Details:

Shape: Phoenix Holophane signed

Width: 8"

Height: 5 3/4" 

Shade Holder: 2 1/4"

Hardware: Antique Brass Custom Hardware

Type: Hard-wired pendant

Standard Wire Length: 36"

Total Drop: Adjustable at install

Max Wattage: 100 watts

UL rated components

Socket: 250W / 250V

SKU: 1423

If you would like to choose your own Hardware/Wire selection, you'll make your hardware and wire selection when you add it to your cart.

Hardware Option: Satin Nickel, Satin Brass, Antique Brass, Black

Wire Options: Solid White Woven, Gold & White Houndstooth, Black & White Houndstooth, Solid Brown Woven, Red & White Zig Zag, Solid Red Woven, Black & White Houndstooth, Solid Black Woven, Black Rubber


Please note this is a vintage/antique shade and was preowned. Shade is in really good condition but will have slight imperfections due to age and is sold as is. The hardware is new.

***Note***: Please note that I have a unique situation as far as shipping goes. My shades/fixtures are stored off site and I will need 2 weeks to make and ship your fixture. If this is a rush order please reach out and I will do my best to get your fixture to you as fast as I possibly can.

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