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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Walter Von Nessen, American, born Germany, 1889–1943
Manufacturer: Nessen Studio, Incorporated, American, founded 1927

Floor Lamp

1927–35

Brass, Bakelite, and enameled metal (lamp); linen, fiberglass, and metal (shade)

61 × 15 3/8 × 11 in. (154.9 × 39.1 × 27.9 cm)
Gift of Jane Ritchie in memory of Andrew C. Ritchie
1981.53.10
Geography: 
Made in New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1981,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 3 (Winter 1983): 73.

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