Pedestal and lamp

about 1911
Designed by Fernand Cesar Auguste Bernard James Moreau (American, born in France, 1853–1920), Designed by Fritz Wilhelm Albert (American, born in Alsace–Lorraine, 1865–1940), Possibly designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959), Manufactured by Northwestern Terra Cotta Company (active 1877–1956)

Object Place: Chicago, Illinois


Overall: 162.6 x 33 x 30.5 cm (64 x 13 x 12 in.) Other (Pedestal): 96.5 cm (38 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed terracotta

On View

Link between: American Impressionism, and The Boston School (223.1)





In three pieces- base, figure (lamp), lamp top/cap


By November 2006, Cincinnati Art Galleries auction house; November 2006, purchased at Cincinnati Art Galleries by antiques dealer Fred T. Parks, Towson, Maryland; 2009, purchased for the MFA by J. Parker Prindle. (Accession date: June 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of J. Parker Prindle in memory of J. P. Prindle, Sr.