Paons (Peacocks)

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Object Name: 
Table Lamp
Title: 
Paons (Peacocks)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.210
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39.8 cm, Diam (max): 21.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
designed in 1910
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
Table Lamp, "Paons (Peacocks)". Colorless glass, matte gray patina, metal mounts, electrical wiring and other components; mold-pressed, acid-etched, applied patina, assembled. (a) Glass lamp with square base and four-sided stem that tapers inward toward top. Four metal light bulb mounts. Exterior of stem decorated with matte gray long-tailed birds. (b) Circular glass shade with conical top. Top of shade decorated with four peacocks. Wall of shade decorated with branches and leaf sprays. (c) Circular metal washer. (d) Domed metal finial cap. (e-h) Four cardboard cylinders that fit over light bulb sockets.
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Inscription: 
LEVITON / 3A-125V 1A 250V
inscription
Stamped (a) on plastic component in base
LEVITON / PATENTED / 75W-125V
inscription
Stamped (e-h) on outside of cardboard sleeve
GE / UL
inscription
Stamped (a) on plastic plug
LALIQUE
signature
Stamped (b) on wall of shade