200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 United States 646.293.6633
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$ 4,500

Pair of Table Lamps by Marianna von Allesch, circa 1950s

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials Plaster, nickel, linen, paint
H. 28.5 in; Diam. 14 in;
H. 72.39 cm; Diam. 35.56 cm;
Condition Excellent. Newly rewired with new nickel hardware and new linen shades; some minor wear to bases but overall they are in excellent condition with no major flaws or defects.
Creation Date Circa 1950s
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description Beautiful set of cubist table lamps featuring dancing male and female forms, by Marianna von Allesch, USA, circa 1950s. Hand-formed plaster with an applied black paint finish. Each lamp uses a single standard-base three-way bulb. Von Allesch was a German-born artist who moved to the United States in the late 1920s and was known for her sculptures and particularly for her lamps. Her work is in the permanent collection at The Met. Overall 28-1/2" h x 14" in diameter; base is 17-1/2" h x 7-3/4" in diameter.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
200 Lex Booth Number 04
Incollect Reference Number 249573
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