"72 Bulb Droplet" Light

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Object Name: 
Lighting Fixture
Title: 
"72 Bulb Droplet" Light
Accession Number: 
2010.4.65
Dimensions: 
Overall H (to metal fixture): about 142.2 cm, Diam: about 59 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
2010
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, bronze, lamp cords; blown, assembled. Blown colorless glass sphere held in web of black electrical cord. Light bulbs of two different sizes installed at each point where cords intersect (21 large SEC 120 V, 10 W bulbs and 51 small BE 130 V, 6 W bulbs in all). Multiple cords joined together at top with black bronze teardrop-shaped fixture.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heller Gallery, Source
2010-06-08
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
P[illegible signature] 4.10
signature
engraved one side of teardrop-shaped fixture
Recent Important Acquisitions (New Glass Review 32) (2011) illustrated, p. 124, top, left; BIB# AI95695