Electric Lamp and Shade

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-54170

Description

Peacock blue glass lamp (purple, blue, green iridescent). Base has convex lines spiraling upwards to a bowl from which rises the brass framework. The shade is purple on top, transitionining to a light blue on the scalloped concave edges- a "fluted mushroom shape." Cord and plug attached to base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
Art Nouveau
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Lamp, Electric

Inscription

"L. C. T." (scratched)

Additional Identification Number

1946.13A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

12 1/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thorne L. Wheeler

Accession Number

1946.13AB