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Lamp, Electrified

1977.384 (RS116624)

Description

Chinese club-shaped vase form, stepped outward at lip with single medial neck ring; shoulder slopes slightly to cylindrical body rounding just above foot; dark/light blue mottled glaze; vase drilled through bottom for wiring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Inscriptions
Incised on bottom with Chinese letters; paper label reads ""Made in China;"" teakwood base bears paper label ""Made in Japan.""
Location of origin
China; Japan
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glazing (coating)
LAMP
porcelain
Porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
14 x 24.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.384
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4078

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