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Floor Lamp

This is a Floor lamp. It was manufactured by Marius-Ernest Sabino. We acquired it in 1971. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Mrs. John Alden Carpenter, a socially active decorator whose husband was a prominent musician, created a new design for Austro-Hungarian-born Elizabeth Arden’s "Salon de Beauté". She used standing lamps with feathery molded glass shades by the Italian-born French designer Marius-Ernest Sabino, whose lamps also decorated the Ile de France ocean liner.

  • Drawing, Floor Lamp
  • 37.7 x 31.3 cm (14 7/8 x 12 1/4 in.).
  • Gift of Ellen Gustav Jensen.
  • 1956-47-37

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Floor Lamp; Manufactured by Marius-Ernest Sabino ; 1971-25-3-a/e

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

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