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Art Deco Mid Century Modern Reading or Torchiere Flip Lamp by Kurt Versen

$3,750

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Simple and elegant Flip floor lamp by Kurt Versen. Spectacular design from 1935 where the lamp doubles as a reading lamp and a torchiere. Just flip the shade upward or downward and it looks amazing in either position. Totally restored, all brasses polished, new wiring and sockets, fresh paint on the sheet steel and a custom-made linen shade. Base of lamp is 10.5 in.

Details

  • Creator
    Kurt Versen (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 62.25 in. (158.12 cm)Diameter: 13.25 in. (33.66 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1935
  • Condition
    Replacements made: Custom made shade specific for this lamp. Rewired and totally polished. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Port Jervis, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU958611305263

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping

    Ships From: Port Jervis, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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