New Yamagiwa Frank Lloyd Wright lamps

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Thanks. It's pretty cool. I like where it's located . . .

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I think it’s great that you could put it up with just one little hole in the soffit.

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Yeah, I was even hesitant to do that...

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Post by egads »

One little hole compared to all you have done is nothing.

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Post by SDR »

The insignificant c. 1/2" hole might be dressed with a little grommet of some sort; a black rubber one could be split to pass around the cord and suspension wire. I didn't find one online with a sufficiently narrow rim to please me . . .

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Post by peterm »

The hole is more like 1/4�. And there is a tiny black rubber grommet, perhaps visible in this photo:

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Post by DavidC »

That is really neat looking, Peter. And, I love the shadow-play on the brick, too!


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Aha ! Sweet . . .

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David- thanks!

That photo was taken at sunrise, thus the shadow...

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Here's something: sconces at the T West theater. I wonder when these were drawn ? I found these photos online . . .



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Post by JChoate »

That TWest sconce is pretty tight up against the concrete ceiling. I wonder how you reach the bulb to change it.

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Post by SDR »

Yes, it's true: Wikipedia has covered EVERYthing . . .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest-l ... ight_bulbs

Perhaps the whole fixture lifts off its mounting bracket ?

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Post by DRN »

I recall reading the sconces in the Caberet theater at TWest are versions of the sconces designed for Beth Sholom, which was designed 1956-57ish.

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Sure enough: on page 358 of Taschen III is a Guerrero photo of an office in the synagogue showing three such sconces, quite similar to the theater fixtures.


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Post by SDR »

The Lamberson basket and lamp are clearly related but by no means identical to these other fixtures.


Speaking of baskets, here is the suspended "light basket" found at the temple.



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