Important 20th Century Design /04 December 2005


Philip Johnson and Richard Kelly

floor lamp
Edison Price, Inc.
USA, c. 1968
enameled bronze, enameled aluminum
25 w × 41½ h in (63 × 105 cm)

Customarily produced in brass, this is one of two painted examples commissioned for the Pavilion House, designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen.

provenance: Pavilion House, Bristol, Rhode IslandPrivate collection, New York

literature: What Modern Was, Eidelberg, pg. 204Philip Johnson: The Architect in his Own Words, Lewis and O'Connor, ppg. 28-33

estimate: $10,000–15,000
result: $55,200

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