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With its teardrop shape, amber glass chimney, and conical cap, this fixture might be just as well suited to a Colonial Revival home as a Spanish Revival one--an appraisal that would no doubt have pleased its manufacturer. <br />
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During the Twenties, electricity was finally integrated into buildings rather than merely being appended to them, as evidenced by the flush-mounted outlets and push-button wall switches that were standard by this time.  Electric lighting fixtures had also developed a style unto themselves, rather than resembling electrified gasoliers.  This sconce in a bedroom at La Casa Nueva makes no attempt to emulate its gas forebears; it consists only of a shaped backplate, a single wrought iron scroll graced by a pair of delicately wrought flowers, and a frankly exposed bulb shielded by a lotus leaf.