Temple Light

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1922

GUSN

GUSN-20706

Description

Pair of bronze Japanese temple lights, long legged tripod base with lion masks, pierced midsection, and concave top; converted to electricity in 1920s, cylindrical cardboard sleeve added to simulate candle; modern pleated plastic shades.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
bronze (metal)
cardboard
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Bronze
Cardboard
Lamp, Electric

Additional Identification Number

90

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

17 12/16 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5904.1