THIS IS A MUSEUM QUALITY PIECE THAT ARE THE PINICLE OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT. The shade is stamped on support with Open box windmill stamp indicating date of 1915 1929, After his this time son took over. The base has no stamp, I believe these were made as matching set as the top contour match perfectly. THIS LAMP AND SHADE ARE IN EXELLENT ORIGIONAL CONDITION ORIGINAL MICA NO DAMMAGE NO REPAIRS. BALB FIXTURES AND CORD ARE BELIEVED TO BE ORIGINAL SINGLE POLE PLUG AND CORD AND BULB FITTINGS.
Dirk Koperlager van Erp (18621933) was a Dutch American. Best known for lamps made of copper. Shades, and also for copper vases, bowls and candlesticks.He was a prominent participant in the Arts and Crafts Movement. And was active in Oakland.
Dirk van Erp was born January 4, 1862. The son of Willem van Erp and Agatha (born Agatha Tjepkema). Dirk's father and other family members were coppersmiths.He emigrated to the United States in 1890. And arrived in San Francisco in 1891, where he went to work for. In 1892, he married Mary Richardson Marino and their first child, a daughter named Agatha, was born in 1894.
In 1898, he traveled to. But failed to find his fortune. The couple's son, William Henry van Erp, was born in April 1901. In 1900, van Erp moved to Vallejo, California.
And got a job as a coppersmith. At the Mare Island Naval Shipyard. He began making vases from brass. In 1908, he opened the Art Copper Shop in Oakland, and began exhibiting his work at local Arts and Crafts exhibitions. His shop won a gold medal.In September 1909 van Erp entered into a partnership with Elizabeth Eleanor D'Arcy Gaw. Who had attended the Art Institute of Chicago. She had also studied English Arts and Crafts in London. At the Guild and School of Handicraft, founded by Charles Robert Ashbee.
They opened a studio at 376 Sutter Street, San Francisco in mid-September. From February 1910 the partnership began marking their wares with a stamped device of a windmill, with their names underneath. The partnership ceased on 30 January 1911; van Erp continued marking with the windmill device, with D'Arcy Gaw's name cut out from the stamp. The cutting-out of her name was not complete, and some wares can be found with a faint impress of some or all of the letters.
The item "AUTENTIC DIRK VAN ERP STAMPED 1915 29 ARTS & CRAFTS COPPER AND MICA TABLE LAMP" is in sale since Monday, October 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps".kenn" and is located in San Francisco, California.
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