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Electric Lamp and Shade

1946.13AB (RS215010)

Description

Peacock blue glass lamp (purple, blue, green iridescent). Base has convex lines spiraling upwards to a bowl from which rises the brass framework. The shade is purple on top, transitionining to a light blue on the scalloped concave edges- a "fluted mushroom shape." Cord and plug attached to base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"L. C. T." (scratched)
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Descriptive terms
Art Nouveau
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
lamps (lighting devices)
Dimensions
12 1/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.13AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Thorne L. Wheeler
GUSN
54170

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