We are the greatest in the world at what we do… Providers, purveyors, merchants, procurators of investment-grade Art Deco. Our professional staff are academic and journalistic authorities with an expertise in Art Deco. We have given lectures and have authored articles and essays on the pursuit and passion of Art Deco. Each of our listings provide in-depth insight to this endeavor with our own published essays; recommended reading, Value beyond measure. We are the experts and work as your personal guide into the fascinating and intriguing world of collecting Art Deco. Hould not look like it was made yesterday. 21st Century physicists now have the equation in hand and state concurrently and incontrovertibly that time-travel is certain to happen (thus, there are also parallel universes – more on this later). However, time-travel won’t happen until man can generate 7.5 x’s the speed of light. A long wait then? No, not at all… Witness the real goods in pics 1 thru 12. Three days ago that space vehicle was clocked at over 19 times the necessary speed for time-travel. It’s the latest invention and I designed it. In the photos above you see another child-craft of mine for time-travel, the impetus of Bolt I (kindly view my other time machines & more stuff in my other listings). This one’s moniker, of course, is Bolt IX. No, not like lightening bolt: but as in Usain Bolt, the Gold Metal Olympian speedster and the fastest man on the planet. Bolt IX will take you through the paces of time-travel in an effortless manner. See all the universe/cosmos in its entirety, and even though it is as infinite as we know it to be, your atomic energy source that fuels “Bolt IX” will never dissipate… Because it’s between your ears! My first parallel universe visit is to Florence, Italy, in 1472: even just a 90 second dialogue with Leonardo would be breath-taking. Then to Greece for a chat with Alexander The Great, warrior and self-proclaimed god/350 BC. How interesting that might be as he was the protege of Aristotle, and there-within Plato and Socrates. Lastly, being a real honest to goodness man, to Egypt, c. I would never forgive myself if I didn’t make a move on, you know who, the most beautiful woman of all time… Queen Nefertiti, even though it might cost me my head! 08:46 – G. Lucite lamp base. Highest quality contemporary components: un-braided true to the era black cloth cord, black plug, nickel spacer, aluminum pull-chain socket w/steel ball. The shade is made of the highest grade steel my copyrighted design; limited production: consumers should look to this as… “Added-value” it is built to last 1,000 years. The concentric circle shade is hand-polished; it was then lacquered for long-lasting brilliance. The diffuser is also my design. No one should put a K-Mart shade on an 80 to 100 year old masterpiece. Objects d’ art as your friends for life? Measures 18H overall/shade is 7H x 6 dia. K-Mart shade on an Art Deco Masterpiece? Now why would anyone do that? All lighting in the UME store inventory is guaranteed to be greater than 70 years old, most 80 – 100 yro. It is our professional opinion that vintage should not look like it was made yesterday, so there is no “flash” no “glimmer” no “shimmer” here. Expect the principal substance of UME offerings to have the aesthetics of a true and historic composition. Why Collect Art Deco. Art Deco and the designers of that period were influenced by previous design movements which started around 1890; i. The British and American Arts and Crafts (1890- 1915), European and American Art Nouveau (1880 – 1910), Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop, 1900 -1933) and the Bauhaus (House of Building – Germany, 1919 -1933). These earlier movements focused on curvilinear (curved lines) designs while the Bauhaus was at the forefront in establishing rectilinear (geometric) forms. In 1925 the French put on a symposium/convention to show-off their objects d’ art. At the time they were the leaders of all things related to art and design. It was called the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Moderne. The term, Art Deco, was coined by a few of the designers that participated and after some years the term became part of the designer’s vernacular. NOTE : Germany was not invited. America did not attend as President Coolidge advised the French that we did not have any noteworthy designers. So, when engaged in casual conversation, 1925 can be regarded as the starting point for the Art Deco Period. However, academically speaking and when educating a client, I use. 1910 – 1915 as the beginning. During this timeframe designers (primarily the British) began incorporating the “circle and the square” (let us give due praise to our very own iconic architect/designer, Frank Lloyd Wright for his contribution here). Of the geometric (rectilinear) theme and thus we have the inception of what would come to be known as Art Deco. Now comes your Art Deco Bachelor’s Degree… The info I’m presenting to you next is the most important tidbit in this essay. This fact will pay substantial dividends, whether you just want to collect a few pieces that you are attracted to or go beyond that and become a dealer. IN ORDER TO BE AN “OFFICIAL” ANTIQUE AN ITEM MUST BE 100 YEARS OLD. It may come as surprise. To you that only a very few of the collectors and novice dealers in the Art Deco community are aware of this. Over the next several years you will. A “boom” in the pursuit and value of Art Deco. It all boils down to good timing, we just did the math (1910 – 1915), and it’s a simple equation. The count-down has started, 100 years is now! The item “Time Travel Saturn Shade & Lucite Vintage Art Deco Machine Age Lamp” is in sale since Friday, April 12, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Other Antique Furniture”. The seller is “royalwaldorf” and is located in Forest Park, Illinois. 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- Style: Art Deco
- Material: Glass