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Poul Henningsen (b. Ordrup 1894, d. Hillerød 1967)

“PH-3/2”. Table lamp with patinated burnished brass frame, marked Pat. Appl. Long continuous switch rod. Later mounted with O-3½/2 top and middle shade of single-layer yellow opal glass. Frame made 1927–1928 by Louis Poulsen. H. 45. Diam. 33 cm.

I feb. 1927 before approval of patent application, Louis Poulsen PH launches the table lamp, which is stamped “Pat. Appl.”. The patent was obtained in May 1928, after which subsequent lamps were stamped “Patented”.

Literature: “Literature: “Light years ahead” 1994, pp. 138 and 150.

Literature: Catalog “PH lampen”, 1927, pp. 28 –31.

Condition

Wear due to age and use. Under shade missing. Frame in good patinated condition. Shades with peelings. Top shade with minor nick to the bottom rim. Middle shade with chip to the upper rim. Older fabric cord. We do not guarantee for the functionality.

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