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1941

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2015

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Lamp (USA), ca. 1780

This is a Lamp. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is tin. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Ascent Lamp, 2013
  • lathed, anodized and painted aluminum sheet, technopolymer, polyurethane rubber.
  • Courtesy of Luceplan.
  • s-e-1811

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Lamp (USA), ca. 1780; tin; Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-38-a,b

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