Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1880-1930

GUSN

GUSN-254530

Description

Ginger jar that has been converted to an electric lamp. Off-white crackled ground glaze on extremely crude clay body, painted with runny blue abstract elements. Electrical fitting is socketed over mouth where cover should be.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
porcelain
Lamp, Electric

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

90.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

15 3/8 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.295