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Table Lamp

This is a table lamp. It was designed by Gilbert Rohde. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is chrome-plated steel, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This lamp was among Mutual-Sunset’s light fixtures included in the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II. It is credited Gift of George R. Kravis II.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17.2 × 35.5 × 5.5 cm (6 3/4 in. × 14 in. × 2 3/16 in.)

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Table Lamp; Designed by Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894–1944); chrome-plated steel, brass; H x W x D: 17.2 × 35.5 × 5.5 cm (6 3/4 in. × 14 in. × 2 3/16 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2015-41-11

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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