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Electric Lamp

Manufacturer: Karl Max Seifert Lamp Factory (German)

Date: c. 1900
Medium: 7bronze with metal and glass
Dimensions:
70 inches (177.8 cm)
Classification: Lighting Equipment
Signed: Seifert (incised, on top of base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1979
Object number: 51.900.7
Accession Number: 1979.88.1
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 120
DescriptionStanding female figure in toga against tree; branches end in eight light bulb sockets; glass shades simulate multicolored wisteria blossoms; circular base.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted September 19, 1979 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 14 entry 12.