Important 20th Century Design /04 December 2005


Gilbert Watrous

floor lamp
Heifetz Manufacturing Co.
USA, 1951
enameled aluminum, steel, brass, magnet
12 w × 48 d × 45 h in (30 × 122 × 114 cm)

The tripod base contains a magnet that securely holds the stem in any position. This form received the Special Prize for floor lamps in the Museum of Modern Art's Low Cost Lighting competition.

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $4,200

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