H. 26, W. 19-1/2 inches
(66 x 49.5 cm.)
Base: H. 10, Diam. 7 inches
(25.4 x 17.8 cm.)
Gift of Atelier International Lighting, 1987
Not on view
The base of this lamp, which recalls a truncated, fluted column, houses the bulb. Its "capital" is formed by the reflector-shade that rests atop the column, creating the misleading illusion that the light emanates from the shade rather than the base.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part III: 1950–1975," November 28, 2000–April 1, 2001, no catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Classic/Fantastic: Selections from the Modern Design Collection," December 21, 2007–April 5, 2009, no catalogue.