Offered by: Chimera Watts
239 Barrow Street, #2 Jersey City, NJ 07302 , United States Call Seller


1920s General Electric searchlight floor lamp

$ 8,000
  • Description
    From 1920s this General Electric company searchlight were used to light the facades of buildings and on ships to light the dark ways. Every parts are built with copper and brass fittings so it would not rust. This model is fitted with a French cast iron base which rolls on three pads. The head is fitted with a four-way Benjamin splitter so it takes four E27 bulbs. There is a little crack in the reflector but does not affect the function. One and only piece.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1920-1949
    Condition: Good. This lamp was made from a 1920s searchlight. It has its dings and discoloration which adds to the character.
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Bauhaus, Industrial
    Incollect Reference #: 586326
  • Dimensions
    W. 22 in; H. 84 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 55.88 cm; H. 213.36 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
Message from Seller:

Chimera Watts, Bae's brainchild founded in 2006 in Seoul, South Korea, is a testament to his creative prowess. At the heart of his collection lie industrial lamps that span a diverse spectrum – from the creations of anonymous machinists to celebrated designers. Each piece undergoes a meticulous restoration process, breathing new life into vintage treasures while preserving their original essence.

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