Modern Design /28 March 2004

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Marianne Brandt

ceiling lamp, model #656
Kandem
Germany, c. 1928
glass, enameled metal
8½ w × 8 h in (22 × 20 cm)

This ceiling lamp was designed in response to a request by Kandem to the Bauhaus to create a ceiling lamp that would prevent the build up of dust in the glass. This elegant solution was used in stairwells, lobbies, museums and hospitals and its simple construction makes it convenient to assemble, mount and use. Marked: [Kandem] on glass. Literature: Bauhaus Lighting Kandem Light, Binroth et al, p. 108-109

estimate: $1,500–2,500
result: $1,416

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