This lamp is one of two examples commissioned for the Pavilion House in Bristol, Rhode Island designed by the architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen. The floor lamps, one painted blue and this version in red, were installed in the living room on either side of a pair of Wassily lounge chairs by Marcel Breuer.

The Pavilion House, also known as the Millet House, designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen. Image courtesy of Jacobsen Architecture LLC

Richard [Kelly] founded the art of residential lighting the day he designed the lighting for the Glass House.

Philip Johnson