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Pair of floor lamps

Pair of floor lamps, each with square tapering shaft or burled birch which sets upon a square burled brick base. Atop the shaft is a silver-plated rod which rises from modeled spool-shape base. At the lower part of the rod, four drooping abstract acanthus leaves are soldered to the rod. Midway...

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Provenance

1985, gift of John Axelrod (Accession Date June 26, 1985)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

1939–49

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall (each lamp): 160 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm (63 x 12 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

1985.376a-b

Medium or Technique

Burled birch; steel, silverplate

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices