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Lamp, ca. 1930

This is a Lamp. It was attributed to Paul Kiss. It is dated ca. 1930. Its medium is wrought iron, brass, glass.

This wrought-iron table lamp, probably by Hungarian metalsmith Paul Kiss who worked in Paris during the 1920s, shows influence of earlier Viennese design. The lamp was purchased around 1930 by Rose Iron Works in Cleveland as inspiration for its new turn toward modernist design.

It is credited Lent by Rose Iron Works Collections, LLC.

  • Lamp
  • 38.5 x 16.5 x 18.5 cm (15 3/16 x 6 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.).
  • Gift of Mrs. Paul Dahlstrom.
  • 1978-7-3

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 61 × 22.9 cm (24 × 9 in.)

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

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