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Temple Light

Description

Pair of bronze Japanese temple lights, long legged tripod base with lion masks, pierced midsection, and concave top; converted to electricity in 1920s, cylindrical cardboard sleeve added to simulate candle; modern pleated plastic shades.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1922
Material
bronze (metal)
cardboard
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Bronze
bronze (metal)
Cardboard
cardboard
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Accession Number
1998.5904.2
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
20707

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