Modern Design /07 October 2008


James Harvey Crate

T-C-3 table lamp
Heifetz Manufacturing Co.
USA, 1951
spun aluminum, enameled aluminum, cork
12 w × 15 d × 25 h in (30 × 38 × 63 cm)

This lamp received third prize at the Low Cost Lighting competition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1951. The three legs of this innovative lamp slide to adjust the angle of the light reflector.

literature: Arts & Architecture, May 1951, unpaginated

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $12,000

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