antique american adjustable "emeralite jr." portable brass table or desk lamp with fluted green cased glass shade


UR #:: UR-13827-12

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Product Description

early 20th century antique american "emeralite jr." portable electric lamp featuring a uniquely-shaped fluted green cased glass shade. the weighted base or core is comprised of cast iron and concealed with an ornamental spun brass shell. contains an angled steel clamping mechanism used for detachably securing the lamp to the arm of a chair, bed-post, or other support. original webster push-button socket with ball finial rewired with period appropriate cloth lamp cord. the base are adorned with a repeating bead-&-real or astragal pattern. the adjustable ball joint retains the original wingnut and screw used to lock the respective arm against pivotal movement. the name plaque mounted along the base reads "emeralite jr." against a baked green enameled background. the green cased glass striped shade remains in excellent condition. fabricated around 1910-15 by the h.g. mcfaddin & co., new york. all original aged surface patina.