American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Designer: Kurt Versen, American, born Germany, 1901–1997
Manufacturer: Kurt Versen Company, American, ca. 1933–2008

Table lamp

1933

Chromium-plated and painted steel

17 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 13 in. (43.498 x 26.988 x 33.02 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2010.158.7
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Geography: 
Manufactured in Englewood, New Jersey
Designed in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

John C. Waddell, New York, 2000–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 48, no. 25.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.