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Mutual Sunset Lamp Company Table Lamp

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Table lamp of aluminum and glazed twine wrapping with an original textile shade manufactured by the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company circa 1940’s. Stamped MSLC underneath along with 4729, which could indicate a design year of 1947. Founded in Brooklyn in 1910, Mutual Sunset produced a range of lighting designs, including progressive modernist work by Russel Wright, Gilbert Rohde, and Peter Pfisterer. The present lamp has eluded documentation, but is a handsome design that straddles the Machine Age and mid-century—Rohde, Russel Wright, or Pfisterer with a dash of Paavo Tynell thrown in. It is also the only example of this design I’ve seen. Measurements include the shade.
  • Creator:
    Mutual Sunset Lamp Co. (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 21.5 in (54.61 cm)Width: 21 in (53.34 cm)Depth: 11 in (27.94 cm)
  • Power Source:
    Plug-in
  • Voltage:
    110-150v
  • Lampshade:
    Included
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Aluminum,Twine
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1940s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Good overall original condition with wear and patina consistent with age and use. Needs to be rewired.
  • Seller Location:
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU828533947632

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