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This is a lamp. It was designed by Claus Bonderup and Torsten Thorup. We acquired it in 1982. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Focus Belysnig. It is credited Gift of Focus Belysnig.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 140 x 43 x 12.4 cm (55 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Lamp; Designed by Claus Bonderup (Danish, b. 1943), Torsten Thorup (Danish, b. 1944); Overall: 140 x 43 x 12.4 cm (55 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Gift of Focus Belysnig; 1982-64-1

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