For many decades, Porcelier made some of the finest lighting fixtures and house wares. There’s a book on their work:
Around 1950, Porcelier updated their line of lighting. Some new fixtures were introduced but, mostly, existing fixtures received subtle updates. These latter fixtures were identical to what was produced a decade previously, with the exception of having a different glass shade. Porcelier has always used cast glass shades, but around 1950s they introduced slumped glass shades, and such shades quickly became all the rage in the 1950s.
These “updated” fixtures are INCREDIBLY rare, and even more so with all their original components intact.
Thus, imagine my considerable delight in finding…
My online vintage lighting store.