Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Electric Table Lamp
United States, New Bedford, MA
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.