Banquet lamps are kerosene lamps from the Victorian
era, circa 1837 to 1901. Typically found in homes of the wealthy, they are generally a very ornate, tall lamps that are made of intricately designed cast brass or metal often with a figure or marble or onyx column. They were
primarily designed for lighting a banquet table but were also often found in the parlor on near a piano. Their globes were usually cut or etched or art glass.
Banquet lamps and their shades were often much fancier than most others in the house in order to impress guests.
Banquet lamp shades have 4" fitters