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Lamp Base And Shade

This is a Lamp base and shade. It was designed by Jean-Michel Frank. We acquired it in 1968. Its medium is glass, silver, parchment. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Forsythe Sherfesee and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (base): 31 x 16 x 6 cm (12 3/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.) H x W x D (shade): 22.2 x 29.5 x 22 cm (8 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Lamp Base And Shade; Designed by Jean-Michel Frank (French, 1895–1941); glass, silver, parchment; H x W x D (base): 31 x 16 x 6 cm (12 3/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.) H x W x D (shade): 22.2 x 29.5 x 22 cm (8 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee; 1968-144-17-a,b

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