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Vilhelm Lauritzen, Frits Schlegel: Floor lamp with nickel plated metal frame and black lacquered shade and base. Adjustable height.

Description

Floor lamp with nickel plated metal frame and black lacquered shade and base. Adjustable height. Designed 1928. This example manufactured approx. 1930s by Fritzsche's Glashandel. H. approx. 125–140 cm.

Made in a table version as well as a floor lamp with various types of glass and metal shades. Widely used as an accessory in the interiors shown at the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Exhibitions during the 1930s and also by Finn Juhl in his own house.

Literature: Vibeke Anderson Møller, “Arkitekten Frits Schlegel”, 2004, pp. 186–189.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: design@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Design, 3 December 2019

Category

Modern lighting, design

Artist

Vilhelm Lauritzen (b. Slagelse 1894, d. Gentofte 1984)

Frits Schlegel (b. Frederiksberg 1896, d. Ordrup 1965)

Estimate

40,000–60,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

38,000 kr.