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Lighting Fixture

Description

A) Candle arms for wall sconces. B) Pierced tin shades. Arms have a metal socket base, off-white cylindrical body and a metal candle socket which encloses a push-up spring for the candle. Circular shade holder is attached to the body by two thin metal arms. Shades have an outer layer of geometrically pierced tin and inner layers of white plastic which has a colorless beaded fringe all around. Innermost protective layer composed of clear plastic.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1930
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beads (pierced objects)
enamel paint
glass (material)
piercing
plastic (organic material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
Enamel
enamel paint
FIXTURE, WALL
Glass
glass (material)
lighting fixtures
Pierced
piercing
Plastic
plastic (organic material)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1701.4AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12562

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