Electric candle with agitator moving a flame shaped piece

  • US 10,900,628 B2
  • Filed: 05/23/2017
  • Issued: 01/26/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/05/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electric lighting device, comprising:

  • a candle body;

    a flame-shaped piece at least partially disposed within the candle body;

    a light source disposed within the candle body such that light is emitted on the flame-shaped piece;

    an agitator configured to cause movement of the flame-shaped piece with respect to the candle body;

    wherein the flame-shaped piece comprises a hollow interior portion, and wherein a first end of a support member is configured to extend into and upwardly within the hollow interior portion, such that when the flame-shaped piece is placed on the first end, the flame-shaped piece may move with respect to the candle body; and

    wherein the weight of the flame-shaped piece is distributed such that a center of mass of the flame-shaped piece is located below a point where a tip of the support member interacts with the interior of the flame-shaped piece.

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