Lamp, Electrified

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-4078

Description

Chinese club-shaped vase form, stepped outward at lip with single medial neck ring; shoulder slopes slightly to cylindrical body rounding just above foot; dark/light blue mottled glaze; vase drilled through bottom for wiring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device forms)
porcelain
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
LAMP

Inscription

Incised on bottom with Chinese letters; paper label reads ""Made in China;"" teakwood base bears paper label ""Made in Japan.""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China; Japan

Dimensions

14 x 24.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.384