Electric Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-1950

GUSN

GUSN-175504

Description

Electrified lamp with clear glass globe and milk glass base. Single socket with hold one incandescent bulb, powered by two-prong electrical outlet cord and push switch. Socket sits above clear glass globe with band of pressed leaf-like facets around bottom half. Globe sits on brass stem, which sits on milk-glass pedestal with angular edges and square base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
pressed glass
brass (alloy)
opaque white glass
glass (material)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Lamp, Electric

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.842