1950s California Modernist Fiberglass Floor or Table Lamp

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An creative use of Industrial Design materials for lighting from the early 1950s is this lamp constructed from a fiberglass cone and attached to a painted wooden tripod base. The fixture can be used either as a floor lamp or a large scale table piece. In all original condition with age related wear that is typical for a 60 year fixture. The fiberglass shade creates a soft glow when illuminated, this appears to be a one off piece by a unknown designer.

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    Materials and Techniques
    Molded   Fiberglass
    Painted   Plywood
  • Condition
    Good. Wear to the paint from age, the fiberglass also shows age to the surfaces, overall nice patina to an all original piece..
  • Wear
    Minor losses
    Dimensions
    31 in. H
    79 cm H
  • Diameter
    16.5
  • Dealer Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83697724893
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