This is an early 1960’s Tension Pole Lamp, it has the original finish. The entire lamp, including the shades, is constructed of metal. The finish on the shades and about ½ of the pole are low luster black. The entire length of the pole lamp is 91” tall and will work with an 8′ ceiling. Each shade is 8”long by 5 ½”. The shades and some parts of the pole have minor rust due to the pass of time but it is still in great working condition ready to serve you as it has serve the original owner until now. This lamp can be easily painted if you want to improve the look. Quality mid century modern pieces are becoming scarce and the value of these of pieces continues to increase. Don’t hesitate; act today to make this trophy yours.