Petroleum lamp base

 
Petroleum lamp base
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  • Title :     Petroleum lamp base
  • Artist:     James Vibert Sculptor Clément Massier Ceramist
  • Accession:     86.13.10
  • Country:     France
  • Date:     1885
  • Dimensions:     Inches 21-1/8 7-3/8 7-1/2, Centimeters 53.7 18.7 19.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Mythology , Figurative , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.13.10.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Industrial Design
Description:
Iridescent lustre green, yellow and blue-purple semi-gloss glazed ceramic petroleum lamp base in the Symbolist style of an angel embracing a male figure with deep round lamp bowl at top and square base.