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Bubble lamp, H-726
designed 1947; made 1952–79
Designed by George Nelson (American, 1908–1986)
Object Place: Zeeland, Michigan
Overall: 54.6 x 27.9 cm (21 1/2 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Steel, translucent white plastic (polyvinyl acetate and non-drying oil), electrical elements
The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)
Early history unknown; by 2009, Mark McDonald, 330 Gallery, Hudson, NY; 2009, purchased by the MFA.
Museum purchase with funds donated by James G. Hinkle Jr. and Roy Hammer