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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1927

  • Work on this object began.

2015

2017

PH 4/3 Table Lamp, ca. 1927

This is a table lamp. It was designed by Poul Henningsen and manufactured by Louis Poulson & Co. A/S. 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.

It is credited Promised gift of George R. Kravis II.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Model 404 Piano Lamp, 1928
  • metal, chrome-plated metal, bakelite.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and....
  • 1994-71-21

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.)

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