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Electric Lamp

Description

Electrified lamp with clear glass globe and milk glass base. Single socket with hold one incandescent bulb, powered by two-prong electrical outlet cord and push switch. Socket sits above clear glass globe with band of pressed leaf-like facets around bottom half. Globe sits on brass stem, which sits on milk-glass pedestal with angular edges and square base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1950
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
opaque white glass
pressed glass
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
opaque white glass
pressed glass
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.842
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175504

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