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The peaked shade has eight panels with overlaid linear copper border decoration above a cove molded lower rim. The lamp retains four original sockets. The upper column consists of an octagonal capped vase-form with a dominant ogee profile over a round medial column which is slightly beveled in form and decorated with spaced, spirally arranged brass rods applied to its surface. The octagonal molded base repeats the ogee profile of the upper vase form.
Stickley Brothers Furniture Company
Oversized Floor Lamp
1904 – 1918
Gift of Jonathan Van Loo
2013/2.241A
The peaked shade has eight panels with overlaid linear copper border decoration above a cove molded lower rim. The lamp retains four original sockets. The upper column consists of an octagonal capped vase-form with a dominant ogee profile over a round medial column which is slightly beveled in form and decorated with spaced, spirally arranged brass rods applied to its surface. The octagonal molded base repeats the ogee profile of the upper vase form.
Stickley Brothers Furniture Company
Oversized Lamp Shade
1904 – 1918
Gift of Jonathan Van Loo
2013/2.241B
A terracotta lamp with a rounded bottom on a circular base. The upper portion of the lamp is covered with multiple human and animal figures. The top of the lamp is formed by a short neck surmounted by a small bowl with two handles. 
Baatonu (Bariba)
Lamp
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.348
Black and white image of a night scene of a city street with a taxi pulled to the side of the curb, another coming towards it and with lights on.
Duncan Hartley
Bar Romero, Greenwich Village
1957 – 2015
Gift of the artist
2016/1.214
A woman with a sword looks back to her left. Her right hand is hidden by her long sleeve, just above the sword handle. Her blue outer robe is partially removed and reveals a patterned red and blue robe beneath. The bottom of the outer robe has a spray of flowers, and a crest adorns the left sleeve. A lantern lights up the stage behind her.<br /><br />
Unidentified inscriptions.
Shunshō Katsukawa (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Hanshirō IV as an Onnadate
1750 – 1799
Museum Purchase
1960/1.156
A woman wearing a multi-layered red robe looks over her shoulder at the legs and arm of a man off the print.  The woman has blue flowers in her hair, and her robe is decorated with orange flowers.  A spotlight illuminates the leaves behind her.<br /><br />
This is the center portion of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Okugata Shirayu; Tsutaya, Kichizō (Publisher's seal); Mera/Murata (Censor's seal); Toyokuni ga (Signature)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
The Flowers of Words and Fall Leaves at Peak Color: Bandō Shūka I as Wife Shirayu
1849 – 1850
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.494.2
A woman in a head wrap stands looking sideling at the viewer.  The bottom of a pole is visible to her right, and to her left is a litter with a cherry-blossom canopy.  Above her is a red paper lantern with the character “<em>ryō</em>”.<br /><br />
This is the center panel of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscription: Hanmoto, Izutsuya (Publisher's seal); Tori [Rooster] 4 aratame (Censor's seals); Kinokuniya Shozan
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
Iris-colored Hatsuneya: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kinokuniya Shozan
1861
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.192.2
This is a print of a woman seated on the floor.  Behind her is a set of stairs and to the left of her is a red standing lantern. In the front left corner is a partial image of an ink set with brushes and inkstone. The actor is dressed in a kimono of two distinct patterns. Near the base of the kimono and the end of the sleeves the cloth is checkered with blue and black. The second layer of fabric is red with white stripes. The base of the kimono is bordered grey, and a piece of a grey sash with white dots can be seen.  She is holding a brush in her right hand while a scroll with writing is held in her left hand which drapes down over her knee and onto the floor.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Artist's signature: Kuniaki ga: Publisher's seal: Jū; Censor's seal: aratame, inu 8 intercalary; Minatoya no Iroha, Sawamura Tanosuke
Hirasawa Kuniaki I
Hibi ni tatsu ukina no hatsushio: Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minatoya no Iroha
1862
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.582
This bronze light fixture consists of a central circular celestial motif from which extend twelve arms in a radial pattern. Six of these arms, embellished with maltese crosses, end in omega-shaped terminals. These decorated arms alternate with six unadorned arms that terminate in rings designed to hold glass oil lamps. The entire disk is suspended from three bronze chains joined to a large hook.
Coptic;Egyptian
Polycandelon for six oil lamps
6th century
Museum Purchase
1965/2.54

Syrian
Lamp
1100 – 1299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1961/1.191
This installation is composed of a group of gelatin silver prints that are hung on the wall with sixty-four light bulbs strung throughout, a web of hanging electric cables connecting them.  In the center hang three larger photos of young people's faces. Above each and below the center image are smaller versions of similar portrait photographs. Four of these smaller photos are also arranged in the line of the large photographs, one on each end, and two separating the larger pictures.  
Christian Boltanski (French (culture or style))
Monument to the Lycée Chases
1989
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.154
In this print, a woman in warrior garb faces away from the viewer at an angle.  She holds a sword in her left hand. Behind her is a black lantern.  The top of the print has lines of calligraphy, and the bottom has a light green wash.<br />
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Inscriptions: Kinsei suikōden; Onna Kansuke, Iwai Tojaku; calligraphy; Publisher's seal: Kichi, Isekane; Artist's signature: Toyokuni ga; Censor's seal: inu urū 8, aratame
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
A Modern 'The Water Margin': Iwai Tojaku I as Female Kansuke
1862
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
2003/1.467
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