Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Electric Table Lamp

Electric Table Lamp by Pairpoint Corporation

Pairpoint Corporation
United States, New Bedford, MA
About 1915–1937
Glass, metal, fabric, paper, marble, electrical wiring/components; tooled and cast glass, assembled
Overall H: 34.3 cm, W: 20.4 cm, D: 10.2 cm

This candlestick lamp is one of a number of designs of electric candlesticks made by Pairpoint in the 1920s and 1930s. The ball with internal trapped air bubbles was one of its popular components. Pairpoint used these balls as paperweights and in the stems of a variety of glass.

Lent by Marvion E. and Esther Ashburn.