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1945

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1955

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2016

2020

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Lamp, ca. 1950

This is a Lamp. It was after Stilnovo.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from ED by Ellen DeGeneres as part of Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

It is dated ca. 1950. Its medium is enamelled metal and marble.

These are my personal lamps that I found in a Paris flea market. They have great character and their silhouettes remind me of animals.

It is credited Courtesy ED by Ellen DeGeneres.

  • La Luna Lamp, ca. 1968
  • earthenware, glaze, metal fluorescent tube, electrical cord.
  • Gift of George and Louise Beylerian.
  • 1991-168-6

Its dimensions are

H x W: 106.7 × 78.7 cm (42 × 31 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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