Hanging lamp: Zeppelin Los Angeles

 
Hanging lamp: Zeppelin Los Angeles
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  • Title :     Hanging lamp: Zeppelin Los Angeles
  • Artist:     Unknown, Artist
  • Accession:     83.13.1
  • Country:     United States Los Angeles California
  • Date:     circa 1929
  • Dimensions:     Inches 11 29 6-1/2, Centimeters 27.9 73.7 16.5
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Zeppelins , Glass/Glass Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.13.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Industrial Design
Description:
Frosted glass hanging lamp in the shape of a zeppelin; frosted glass and black enamel decorated body divided into three sections with hand-painted "Los Angeles" on each side of center section; aluminum fins; separate glass pieces for clear glass and black enamel decorated cockpit at front below main body and two frosted glass, black enamel decorated pair of propeller covers with aluminum propellers at rear below main body; two chains at top for hanging.