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Lamp Base

This is a Lamp base. It was designed by Jean-Michel Frank. We acquired it in 1968. Its medium is wood, split straw. 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

27 x 16 x 8.6 cm (10 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Lamp Base; Designed by Jean-Michel Frank (French, 1895–1941); wood, split straw; 27 x 16 x 8.6 cm (10 5/8 x 6 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee; 1968-144-18-a,b

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