The center body of the Luster is hollow to accommodate water, which extinguished the candle when the flame burned low. This Luster underwent electrification in the 1930s. Part of modification was the addition of a custom made very intricately detailed brass base fitted to the bottom of the Luster. This added a uniquely attractive element to the Luster design(see photo #12).
The total weight is substantial at over 8 pounds. A very beautiful decorative and functional antique Luster. Height including brass base- 18 inch.
Height of luster, excluding brass base-13 3/4 inch. Diameter across rim- 7 1/4 inch. Height of brass base- 4 inch. Width of brass base- 8 inch.
Weight- 8 pounds, 6 ounces. The item "Antique Bohemian 18 Mantle Luster Lamp. White Cut to Cranberry, Crystal Prisms" is in sale since Saturday, March 10, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Bohemian/Czech\Other Bohemian/Czech Art Glass". The seller is "crystalcove2014" and is located in Ladera Ranch, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.