1900s SUCCESS PITTSBURGH KEROSENE OIL LAMP GLASS GLOBE HAND PAINTED RED ROSES
Nicholas Kopp founded the original Kopp Glass in 1900. Kopp was a renowned chemist, he built the company upon his knowledge and ability to hand mold beautiful lamps and tableware in many colors. In 1901, Kopp took on new partners and renamed the company Pittsburgh Lamp, Brass and Glass Company, again specializing in lamps and lighting in an array of colors and decorations. "Pilabrasgo, " as it was called, produced some of the finest crystal etched and cardinal red satin glass lamps in the world. Embossed SUCCESS filler cap - P. Nicholas Kopp developed Selenium Red Glass in the 1890's. The vibrant red coloring met the railroad's standards for signaling lights, so the company began making "selenium red" railroad lights. As the railroad industry grew, and the industrial revolution progressed, so did Pilabrasgo. At the height of their business, Pilabrasgo was comprised of three factories, located in Pittsburgh, Swissvale and Jeannette, Pennsylvania. They maintained showrooms in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, San Francisco, St. They also maintained a sales office in London, Ontario, Canada. The prosperity didn't last forever. In 1926 Pilabrasgo went bankrupt and Nicholas Kopp reorganized and renamed the company Kopp Glass, Inc. Signal lenses, light fixtures, lamps and vases were the core of Kopp's business.
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The item "1900s SUCCESS PITTSBURGH KEROSENE OIL LAMP GLASS GLOBE HAND PAINTED RED ROSES" is in sale since Saturday, December 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps". The seller is "brestradingpost" and is located in Brashear, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: Success
- Type: Kerosene Lamps
- Age: 1850-1899
- Style: Victorian
- Color: Multi-Color
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Primary Material: Brass
- Country/Region of Origin: United States