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PH 4/3 Table Lamp, ca. 1927

This is a table lamp. It is dated ca. 1927. Its medium is molded glass, patinated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Poul Henningsen’s lamp prototypes won a 1924 Louis Poulson lighting competition for the Danish Pavilion at the 1925 Paris Exposition and went on to garner gold medals there. His table and hanging lamps capture in lighting the tiered architectural forms of the period.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II. It is credited Gift of George R. Kravis II.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 51.5 × 39.5 × 39.5 cm (20 1/4 × 15 9/16 × 15 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

PH 4/3 Table Lamp, ca. 1927; molded glass, patinated metal; H x W x D: 51.5 × 39.5 × 39.5 cm (20 1/4 × 15 9/16 × 15 9/16 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2018-22-22

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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