Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Pair of floor lamps
Tommi Parzinger (American (born in Germany) 1903–1981)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Overall (each lamp): 160 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm (63 x 12 x 12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Burled birch; steel, silverplate
Pair of floor lamps, each with square tapering shaft or burled birch which sets upon a square burled brick base. Atop the shaft is a silver-plated rod which rises from modeled spool-shape base. At the lower part of the rod, four drooping abstract acanthus leaves are soldered to the rod. Midway up the rod are the two light sockets which are covered by the black cylindrical shade. Atop the saft is a small disc and an urn-shaped finial. Burled birch, steel.
1985, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA (Accession date: June 26, 1985); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA.
The John Axelrod Collection