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Table lamp

1985
Mark McDonnell (born in 1954)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 49.5 × 17.1 × 17.1 cm (19 1/2 × 6 3/4 × 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.278

Medium or Technique

Blown glass shade; base made of rock pine and poplar painted with black automobile enamel, lighting fixture, cylindrical light bulb

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Glass

Speckled blue and pink opaque blown glass conical lamp shade with a blue luster rim set into a black foot, mounted on a square black base.

Inscription

McDonnell
85

Signed

At bottom of base, etched into paint, handwritten and underlined: McDonnell / 85

Provenance

1987, purchased from the artist by Stephen Yarlas, Cranston, RI;1988, given to MFA by Sharon and Stephen Yarlas. (Accession Date: April 27, 1988)

Credit Line

Gift of Sharon and Stephen Yarlas