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1980

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1991

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Light (France), ca. 1990

This is a light. It was manufactured by CGM. It is dated ca. 1990 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is red plastic, metal, electric cord. 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.

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  • lathed, anodized and painted aluminum sheet, technopolymer, polyurethane rubber.
  • Courtesy of Luceplan.
  • s-e-1811

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Its dimensions are

28 x 12 x 10 cm (11 x 4 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Light (France), ca. 1990; Manufactured by CGM ; red plastic, metal, electric cord; 28 x 12 x 10 cm (11 x 4 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-85

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