The creative and often humorous mid-century modern aesthetic of George Kovacs (1926-2007) made a lasting impression on contemporary lighting. The extraordinary George Kovacs lighting collection, which also includes pieces by Alecia Wesner, Karim Rashid and other mid-century modern lighting designers, is now part of the Minka Group.
The George's Reading Room P257 Floor Lamp is available with the following:
- Etched Opal glass shades
- Adjustable reading light
- On/off switch
- Energy efficient
- UL Listed
Shade Color: Etched Opal
Finish: Brushed Nickel, Painted Restoration Bronze
- One 13 Watt 120 Volt Medium Base Compact Fluorescent lamp (included). Or use with this recommended Incandescent bulb: one 150 Watt 120 Volt Type E26 Incandescent lamp (not included), and one 25 Watt 120 Volt Type G9 Xenon lamp (included).
LumensThe amount of light that comes from a bulb, which has commonly been measured in watts. The more lumens, the brighter the bulb.
WattageA measurement of the power delivered to a component of an electric circuit (allowing a one-ampere current to flow through the component under the pressure of 1 volt.)
Bulb ShapeBulb shapes are denoted with a letter, which describes the shape, and a number, which indicates the size. The number indicates the diameter of the light bulb at its widest part in eighths of an inch.
BaseThe part of the bulb that connects to the fixture and its power supply. Bulb bases are denoted with the letter E, and a number which indicates the diameter of the bulb base at its widest part in millimeters.
VoltageIndicates how much voltage a bulb can accept via the fixture it's installed in.
Light Color TemperatureThe relative color from a light source, measured on the Kelvin temperature scale. Warm light is lower in color temperature (2700-3000 K) and cool, blue light is higher (5000 K).
Average Rated LifeThe average amount time that a bulb is expected to last.
CRICRI = color rendering index. This number, which can go from 0 to 100, measures the ability of a light or bulb accurately renders colors. The higher the number, the better, with most quality bulbs these days measuring at least in the 80s.
- Base Diameter 12.13":
- Fixture Height 71", Width 33.5", Depth 13.75":
- Top Shade Height 3.75", Diameter 13.75":
Ratings: Based on 4 reviews, this product is rated 4.8 out of 5.
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