antique electric lamp. need info on it.

purenrgSeptember 19, 2011

i have an inward lit, solid brass, 17' silhouette lamp. it has a paisley style cut. it has an urn shape to it. it was electric and came with a cloth insulated cord. i can't find any info on it. http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss155/purenrgiii/P09-19-11_1057.jpg

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lindac

That's a very blurry picture....hard to tell a lot. what does the bottom look like? is it marked anywhere?
It looks like it's chinese to me....about 1920's.
Just a gut feel from the style and knowing that there was a lot of imported chinese brass stuff about that time.
Linda C

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   September 19, 2011 at 3:33PM
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purenrg

this is the top, or lid.

    Bookmark   September 19, 2011 at 3:51PM
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palimpsest

Cloth cords on lamps is usually pre WW II, although they were used later on appliances. Is it a silk-rayon covered cord or cotton?

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 12:18PM
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