Floor lamp (one of a pair)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Overall: 171.5 x 34.3 cm (67 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brushed and chromium-plated brass, cast iron; electrical fittings
Not On View
Each brushed, chromium-plated brass floor lamp is composed of a fluted center column, with three cone-like nesting shades, opening upwards. There are four rings around the center column below the shades, and two rings around the bottom above the circular base. The circular base has four small, circular, steps leading upwards to the base of the column. The base sits on three small, circular feet. The electrical switch is on the column, and a cord extends from the base.
Fluted poles with stacked metal disks below cone-shaped shades and above circular base. On three circular feet. Diameter of top: 13 1/2 in. Diameter of base: 12 3/4 in.
Marked on underside of feet, "NESSEN / STUDIO / N.Y. / N76."
Gift of John P. Axelrod, Boston (Accession Date: September 24, 1985)
The John Axelrod Collection