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Lamp

Description

Ginger jar that has been converted to an electric lamp. Off-white crackled ground glaze on extremely crude clay body, painted with runny blue abstract elements. Electrical fitting is socketed over mouth where cover should be.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1930
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
Lamp, Electric
Possibly porcelain
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
15 3/8 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.295
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254530

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