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Catalog Number X1975.24.75
Title Bighorn Sheep Lamp
Object Name Lamp
Artist Clarke, John L. (1881-1970)
Dimensions H-21 Dia-14 inches
Medium Cottonwood
Date c.1935
Notes Bighorn ram lamp base (a). Dark brown base, carved like a rocky ledge, has a smooth finish. Ram, which stands on ledge is painted dark brown with white belly, rump, muzzle and ears. Yellow and black glass eyes. Brass hardware with pull chain. Commercially manufactured shade (b) is covered with horizontal wrapping of yarn / string of browns and rust. Top and bottom of shade are edged with a trim of green and white yarn. Soft pad adhered to bottom of lamp.

Labels or marks: "J.L. Clark" inscribed on one side of the base; "Cutapuis" inscribed on the other side of the base.
Search Terms Carving
Art
Bighorn Sheep