House Of Troy Swing Arm Floor Lamp - First, let us define classic floor lamp. Needless to say, a floor lamp usually rests upon the ground as opposed to resting on a table, the wall or the ceiling. Something is meant by the general definition of an antique from a bygone age.
More and more individuals are learning to understand styling and the quality of vintage floor lamps actually and notably as most of the ones being produced now are modeled plastic made to be thrown away. Most all floor lamp makers in the turn of the century made their lamps from heavy metals such as cast iron, cast, steel and brass zinc sometimes blended with glass, onyx, marble and rock. Our lamp store often restores these classic floor lamps for resale together with for our customers' own use.
Attractiveness high quality, and function were strong influences on the makers of classic floor lamps. Lots of people are aware of attractiveness and their exceptional quality but completely surprised about the highly developed practical and technical features. You will find too many examples to list here but I will mention a few the ones that are more significant.
As though this weren't sufficient, the central top outlet is encased in a large metal cup which holds a white waffle patterned glass bowl that reflects light up to bounce off the ceiling. A fabric or silk shade (also called JUNIOR shade) rests upon the glass reflector bowl to reflect light downward for reading. An easy night light, just one arm light could provide or at its brightest setting, it could light up a complete room. It was designed and made and there's no brighter lamp or even more versatile lamp available everywhere now nearly 100 years ago!