Floor Lamp Shades
Torchiere and IES Reflector Floor Lamp Glass Shades
Torchiere and IES Reflector Floor Lamp Glass Shades.
IES Reflector Shades are dual purpose lampshades, acting as both a light diffuser and shade support. Reflectors are often paired with a fabric, parchment or mica shade serving as shade holders for this second shade. The "IES" initials are an abbreviation for "Illuminating Engineering Society."
When it was first introduced in France towards the end of the 17th century the torchère mounted one candle only, and when the number was doubled or tripled the improvement was regarded almost as a revolution in the lighting of large rooms.
A mogul lamp is a floor lamp which has a large center light bulb surrounded by three (or four) smaller bulbs that may be candelabra-style or standard medium-base bulbs, each mounted base-down. For Common Questions about Glass Lamp Shades click here. Lampglass.com - Powered by Grand Brass Lamp Parts.