Harry Handler Lamp for General Lighting

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Flexible gooseneck table lamp with a spun aluminum reflector, satin chrome gooseneck, and cast aluminum base, designed by Harry Handler for General Lighting Co, produced circa 1947. An early postwar modernist lighting design that made its way into the design literature and was featured in a 1946 Useful Objects exhibition at MoMA. Rewired. Ref: Interiors, May 1947 (pictured). Measurements as pictured in lead image.
Details
Creator
General Lighting (Manufacturer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1947
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Spun   Metal
Chrome
Condition
Excellent. Excellent condition with only very minor wear consistent with age and use. Rewired..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
18 in. H x 12 in. W x 6 in. D
46 cm H x 30 cm W x 15 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU82857674943
Address
Weinberg Modern
200 Lexington Avenue Suite #407
New York NY 10016
US
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
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