Charming 2-Light Porcelain Flush Mount w/Flowers, c1940

Item # R1081


Item # R1081

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"Dainty" ivory-tone porcelain fixtures with colorful floral accents like this 2-light example were common from the 1930s into the 1950s, often sold as replacements for earlier, dimmer fixtures from the decades before. They were also excellent for the smaller rooms and lower ceilings of the time. Many were distributed by Sears and Montgomery Ward by mail order, offered in complete coordinating families. We haven't yet identified this series, but suspect it may have been sold by Sears or Montgomery Ward in the 1940s.

Porcelain light fixtures first rose in prominence during the late 1920s. Their "sanitary" character, easy styling, range of colors, low costs, and material availability made them very popular during the Depression and World War II years, and they remained a mass-market staple well into the 1950s. Most were intended for kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms, and they frequently featured exposed bulbs and painted flowers or metallic pin striping.

  • Note: Stable crack on fixture, shown in second photo.

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