table lamp, model T-5-G
enameled metal, brass
14 w × 14½ d × 22½ h in (36 × 37 × 57 cm)
These four lamps were award-winning designs in the influential 1951 Low Cost Lighting Competition put on by the Museum of Modern Art and Heifetz manufacturing Company. A testament to the ingenuity of the lamps designers and the competition jury, the forms and materials utilized in these examples forecast the styles that dominated 1950s design.