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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.247.A-B
People
Wilhelm Wagenfeld, German (Bremen, Germany 1900 - 1990 Stuttgart, Germany)
Title
Table Lamp
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
1924
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Nickel-plated metal, opaline glass and string
Dimensions
sight: 32 x 17.5 cm (12 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.247.A-B
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
According to the record card, the lampshade of this lamp is missing. A note by Eleanor Hight in 1980 signals that the lampshades of BR49.247 and BR49.248 were switched, and have remained this way. (K. Mims, 8/28/02)
Publication History

Beate Manske, "A Design Makes History: Wilhelm Wagenfeld's Bauhaus Lamp," in Wilhelm Wagenfeld 1900-1990, ed. Beate Manske (Hatje Cantz: 2000). (2000)

Exhibition History

A Tribute to Walter Gropius, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1983 - 07/01/1983

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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