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Electric lamp

Description

Electrified lamp with clear glass globe and milk glass base, with additional attachment at top serving unknown purpose. Single socket will hold one incandescent bulb, powered by two prong white plasic outlet cord and push switch. Socket sits above clear glass globe with molded band of petals and geometric shapes around bottom half. Globe sits on brass stem which sits on milk glass pedestal. Pedestal has a square base with rounded corners and bell-shaped column, all accented with gilt line decoration and floral drops. Additional vertical brass frame around socket has attached brass piece with milk glass globe, serves unknown purpose. Light cannot be used with attachment as is.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1950
Inscriptions
"WEBER / 250 W 250 V / ASSOCIATION / PRESS" (stamped)
"E-13393 / UL [inside circle] R [inside another circle]" (stamped)
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
pressed glass
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
pressed glass
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.840
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175503

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