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Glow Table Lamp, 1931

This is a table lamp. It was designed by Ruth Gerth and manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

  • Vase (USA), 1928
  • silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General....
  • 1993-111-1
  • Desk Lamp, 2015
  • nickel-plated stainless steel, glass.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.5

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Its dimensions are

22.5 x 14.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Glow Table Lamp, 1931; Designed by Ruth Gerth (American, 1897–1952); USA; chrome-plated metal, plastic; 22.5 x 14.3 cm (8 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-109-a,b

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