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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Butterfly Table Lamp

Butterfly Table Lamp by Pairpoint Corporation

Pairpoint Corporation
United States, New Bedford, MA
1907–1925
Glass, metal, enamel, rubber; blown, tooled, enameled, acid-etched, assembled
Overall H: 52.6 cm, Diam: 37.5 cm
(2009.4.338)

Pairpoint made electric lamps, like this one, with reverse-painted shades and a variety of metal bases from 1902 until the company closed for the first time in 1938. They were made with a variety of floral and landscape decorations.

Purchased with funds from the Mrs. Jason Westerfield Estate by exchange.