Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Desk Lamp

Designer:
Gilbert Rohde (American, New York 1894–1944 New York)
Manufacturer:
Mutual-Sunset Lamp Manufacturing Company, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Date:
1933
Medium:
Chrome-plated steel, brass
Dimensions:
H. 7, L. 14, W. 2-1/4 in. (17.8 x 5.7 x 35.6 cm)
Classification:
Lighting
Credit Line:
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.600.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 912
John C. Waddell, New York (by 1999–2000; his gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 16, 2000–January 7, extended to February 4, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 142; John C. Waddell Collection, Promised GIft of John C. Waddell).

Newport Beach, Calif. Orange County Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 25–August 19, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Flint, Mich. Flint Institute of Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," September 14–December 16, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," January 11–April 7, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum of Craft and Design. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 3–July 28, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," August 23–November 17, 2002, unnumbered cat.

London. Victoria and Albert Museum. "Art Deco 1910–1939," March 27–July 20, 2003, unnumbered cat. (p. 453).

Toronto. Royal Ontario Museum. "Art Deco 1910–1939," September 15, 2003–January 4, 2004, unnumbered cat.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Art Deco 1910–1939," March 13–July 5, 2004, unnumbered cat.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Art Deco 1910–1939," September 19, 2004–January 9, 2005, unnumbered cat.

Martin Greif. Depression Modern: The Thirties Style in America. New York, 1975, ill. p. 156.

Leslie Piña. Herman Miller 1940 Catalog & Supplement: Gilbert Rohde Modern Furniture Design. Atglen, Penn., 1998, ill. p. 31.

J. Stewart Johnson. American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2000, pp. 126, 173, ill. p. 137 (color).

Phyllis Ross. Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living. New Haven, 2009, p. 92, fig. 58.



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