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Object Timeline

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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1994

  • We acquired this object.

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2016

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Model 404 Piano Lamp, 1928

This is a Piano lamp. It was designed by J.J.Pieter Oud and manufactured by W.H. Gispen. It is dated 1928 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is metal, chrome-plated metal, bakelite. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Functional Sculpture.

This object was purchased from GALERIE FRANS LEIDELMEIJER and fund: Smithsonian Institution CAP Funds--do not use and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and catalogued by Cynthia Trope. It is credited Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Funds.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Ascent Lamp, 2013
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  • Courtesy of Luceplan.
  • s-e-1811

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11.5 x 29 x 20 cm (4 1/2 x 11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Model 404 Piano Lamp, 1928; Designed by J.J.Pieter Oud (Netherlands); Netherlands; metal, chrome-plated metal, bakelite; H x W x D: 11.5 x 29 x 20 cm (4 1/2 x 11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Funds; 1994-71-21

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