Electric Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-1950

GUSN

GUSN-175509

Description

Electrified lamp with glass globe in center of shaft with cylindrical brass pieces at top and bottom of globe. Top brass piece wtih switch for turning light on and off. Dished top to insert bulb. Square milk glass base with column-like feature. Glass globe in center with molded petalled decoration around body. Embossed scalloped band around top of petals. Plastic card with two pronged end originating from brass piece on shaft.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
plastic (organic material)
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Lamp, Electric

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 3 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.841