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T-C-3 Table Lamp

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Spun aluminum, enameled aluminum, cork
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1951
    DIMENSIONS 24 1/4 x 12 x 15 in. (61.6 x 30.5 x 38.1 cm)
    MARKINGS On bottom, near edge, applied silver and red amoeba-shaped label "heifetz/N.Y." On bottom, near edge, applied blue and black oval printed label "Underwriters Laboratories Inc./INSPECTED/PORTABLE LAMP/ISSUE 1707"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Lisa M. Price, by exchange
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Lamp consisting of body, rods, and reflecting shade. Waisted cylindrical form body with black interior. Supporting the body internally, three thin diagonally-placed adjustable rods capped on either end with cork spheres, which function as feet at the base and hold reflecting shade in tension with springs at top. Short matte black painted cylinder projects from top interior of body to hold light bulb. Condition: one spring is stretched.
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