Art Deco Taxi Cab Lighted Sign in Molded Glass

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This wonderful skyscraper influenced lamp was mounted on top of a 1930s taxi cab. The unit is one piece molded and painted glass, in remarkable original condition. It retains its original chromed mounting ring. We have created a wooden table base, finished in satin lacquer. New lights and wiring have also been added for home use. These glass units are quite rare, having been replaced with plastic signs still in use today.
Details
Creator
Unknown (Maker)
Of the Period
Art Deco
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1930s
Period
1930-1939
Materials and Techniques
Molded   Glass
Lacquered   Wood
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
7.5 in. H x 21 in. W x 6 in. D
19 cm H x 53 cm W x 15 cm D
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81205937823
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1stdibs seller since 2005
Located in Los Angeles, CA

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