Lighting Fixture

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-12566

Description

A) Candle arms for wall sconces. B) Pierced tin shades. Arms have a metal socket base, off-white cylindrical body and a metal candle socket which encloses a push-up spring for the candle. Circular shade holder is attached to the body by two thin metal arms. Shades have an outer layer of geometrically pierced tin and inner layers of white plastic which has a colorless beaded fringe all around. Innermost protective layer composed of clear plastic.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lighting fixtures
beads (pierced objects)
enamel paint
glass (material)
piercing
plastic (organic material)
tin (metal)
Plastic
Tin
Beads
Glass
Enamel
Pierced
FIXTURE, WALL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

8.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1701.8AB