The Congo Bongo Lamp Base & Shade uses a 40 watt bulb, maximum. An energy efficient light bulb is included. The base measures 6 inches wide x 6 inches deep, and is 12.5 inches tall. The shade is 8 inches wide at the top, 8 inches wide at the bottom, and is 7.25 inches high. Lamp has 120 volt 2 prong polarized plug.