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'World’s Fair' Bamboo Floor Lamp with Parasol Shade by Christopher Tennant

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The World’s Fair Collection is a family of fixtures handmade from sustainably sourced materials and upcycled antique paper parasols given to visitors at the 20th century’s most illustrious cultural expo. Model No. 001 features an oil-paper shade constructed from a vintage souvenir parasol handed out at the Japanese Pavilion during the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago. It sits atop a lacquered bamboo column with rattan wrapping and a painted seagrass base. Brass fittings, leather accents, and a cloth-covered cord complete the modernist profile. Made-to-order by hand in New York by artist Christopher Tennant. UL and CUL listed.
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