This is a crucifix floor lamp made from cast aluminum and aluminum tubing. It includes the stand and the lighted crucifix lamp and it's own factory made, custom carrying case. The lamp is adjustable in height from 72" to 91" and the base is 13" in diameter. The cross and Christ figure are poly chrome painted. The cross is painted to resemble wood and is very convincing to look at, but both of this pieces are also cast aluminum. The cross with Christ is lit from behind with an 18" Lumiline tube. A switch on the lower end of the back of the cross controls the light. The carrying case is in near pristine condition, which is unusual. It's leatherette covering is intact as well as the leather covered handle, latches and metal corner reinforcers. Signed on the bottom of the base Holland Brass Works Chicago, IL. This company specialized in manufacturing religious items.
Members of the clergy would bring lamps such as these to people's homes to reinforce the religious atmosphere of a home funeral.