Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Charles Schneider (Nancy, 1881-1953) (French, 1881–1953)
Object Place: Schneider Cristallerie, Epinay-sur-Seine
Legacy dimension: OH. 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm) Diam of shade: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm)
Medium or Technique
Lampes series, no. 6, pl. 18. Base has a baluster shaped stem resting on a flared disc-shaped foot with three notches. Wrought iron support with three curved arms terminating in upright foliate shapes. Shade has toadstool-like form with central rounded peak. Mottled orange and red opaque glass with black inclusions. Unsigned.
[From Tom Karman] Table lamp with a baluster-shaped body on a flared disc-shaped foot with three raised channels. At the top of the body sits a wrought-iron support with three curved arms terminating in vertical foliate shapes, on which rests a mushroom-shaped shade. Mottled orange/red opaque glass with amethyst inclusions, mainly in the foot and around the top of the shade. The entire lamp treated with acid to give it a matte appearance. Unsigned.
September 25, 1985, gift of John Axelrod, Boston, to the MFA; June 26, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Doyle, New York, February 18, 2015 (sale 15BE01), lot 292.
The John Axelrod Collection
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