The flexible black foam pole allows the Gander floor lamp lots of versatility in positioning. Can be used for room light, as a reading light next to a chair - even as a wall washer, if desired. White acrylic bowl shade with satin steels socket cup and base. Three-way socket switch. 150 Watt incandescent or three-way CFL bulb. 71" Height, 9" Diameter base. Shade: 4.75" Height, 11" Diameter.