Item # 10L2

White Hobnail Lamp Shades, 10 inch

White Hobnail Lamp Shades are hand blown milk glass, popular in the late 1800's, and then again during the 1940's - 1950's. This opal glass is beautifully luminous, producing bright light when lit. Vintage hobnail pattern is embossed, shade top is ruffled. Use on oil lamps and table lamps requiring a glass shade from the Victorian or Mid-century eras. Made in America.

  • Sold Individually
  • Originally used on oil lamps in America during the mid to late 19th century
  • Type: Hobnail
  • Material: Glass
  • Finish: Glossy
  • Color: White
  • Made In USA
  • Shades are measured by bottom diameter, across the base.
  • Bottom diameter is slightly less than 10", which is normal.
  • 9-3/4" Bottom Diameter
  • Height: 6-1/2"
  • Replacing Student Lampshades


    Replacement Student Lamp Shades

    Authentic copies are offered in white opal glass, dark green cased glass and hand painted floral designs. Glass Student Lamp Shades were made in: 6", 7", 10", 12" and 14" bottom fitter sizes.

    7" Student Shades typically fit: 8" - 9" lamp bases

    10" Student Shades typically fit: 9" - 10-1/2" lamp bases

    Glass student shades are blown in a mold. This causes slight differences in thickness of glass and actual bottom diameters.  If needing a pair please order together to assure match.

    The bottom diameter, referred to as the fitter. It is typically slightly under-size, this is normal due to glass blowing techniques. 

    Replacing Student Lamp Shades

    Determining Shade Holders: tripods, spiders and ring holders are used to support student shades.

    • Lamp burner or socket will determine appropriate center ring size of holder, shade will determine shade holder size.
    • Tripods and Ring Holders are used with lamp burners.
    • Select shade holders with a center hole to fit your lamp burner.
    • Spiders are used with lamp sockets.

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