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Hobnail Lamp Shades

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Glass Oil Lamp Shade

Product Info
  • Sold Individually
  • Material: Glass
  • Finish: Glossy
  • Color: White
  • Pattern: Hobnail
  • Fitter: 10"
  • Height: 6-1/2"

Hobnail Lamp Shades are a beautiful, luminous white opal glass. The embossed hobnail pattern refers to the raised bumps covering the shade's surface. This raised pattern is striking both lit and unlit. Hobnail lamp shades are very popular. Use on glass, brass and nickel oil lamps. They are an excellent choice when restoring antique lamps.

White Hobnail lamp shades were originally used in the late 1800's. Their popularity was significant. They were then revived during the 1940's - 1950's. Mid-century lamps, using this shade, were often electric rather than oil. These lamps used the same hobnail lamp shades however they often had a matching font in the lamp-base. 

These white hobnail lamp shades are Made in America.

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Measuring 10" Hobnail lamp shades

  • Shade-fitter is the bottom edge diameter of lampshade. This measurement is typically slightly less than 10".
  • Shade-fitter sits in shade ring, tripod or spider for support. 
  • Opening in shade-holder, where shade sits, will be the fitter size. 
  • 10" fitter lampshades proportionally fit: 9" - 10-1/2" lamp bases.  Occasionally they are seen on taller lamps.
  • Lampshades are blown glass. Glass blowing techniques can cause slight differences in glass-thickness.  These differences can affect bottom diameter and weight of lampshade.  
  • If needing a pair please order together to assure match.

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