Electric lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-1950

GUSN

GUSN-175503

Description

Electrified lamp with clear glass globe and milk glass base, with additional attachment at top serving unknown purpose. Single socket will hold one incandescent bulb, powered by two prong white plasic outlet cord and push switch. Socket sits above clear glass globe with molded band of petals and geometric shapes around bottom half. Globe sits on brass stem which sits on milk glass pedestal. Pedestal has a square base with rounded corners and bell-shaped column, all accented with gilt line decoration and floral drops. Additional vertical brass frame around socket has attached brass piece with milk glass globe, serves unknown purpose. Light cannot be used with attachment as is.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
pressed glass
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
LampLamp, ElectricLamp, Electric

Inscription

"WEBER / 250 W 250 V / ASSOCIATION / PRESS" (stamped)
"E-13393 / UL [inside circle] R [inside another circle]" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.840