Electrical lighting fixtures from the 1920s through 1940s reflect the popular taste for Art Deco styling in public, commercial, and home interiors. Beautiful color photographs of dramatic lights from theaters, important houses, great architects, and interior designers fill this stunning book, showing the great flair for which the period has become so famous. Fixtures shown include radio and accent lamps, boudoir lamps, wall sconces, ceiling fixtures, bridge lamps, torchieres, and smoking stands. Glass shades from the period are highly prized today for their diverse and exquisite designs. This book will be a constant reference for architects, designers, lighting collectors, dealers, and theater historians because it shows so many diverse examples, relates their specific details clearly, and includes values in today's competitive marketplace. AUTHOR: The owners of Cockamamie's antiques shop in New Hope, Pennsylvania, Herb Millman and John Dwyer specialize in decorative arts from the Art Deco and 1950s eras.