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$ 6,475

Walter Von Nessen Art Deco Skyscraper Style Frosted Glass & Black Enamel Uplight

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin United States
Period 1920-1949
Materials Frosted Glass, Brass, Enamel.
H. 18 in; Diam. 6.5 in;
H. 45.72 cm; Diam. 16.51 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1935
Description This elegant and graphic Art Deco Machine Age uplight was realized by the celebrated designer Walter Von Nessen circa 1935. It Features a circular black enamel base from which streamlined fittings in the same material ascend. These fittings hold a wealth of frosted glass cylindrical shades of differing lengths created a staggered effect and skyscraper style silhouette- evoking the modern city skyline. There are brass fittings throughout. With its clean modernist lines and iconically Art Deco Machine Age motifs (streamlined, skyscraper style forms), this piece is sure to delight discerning collectors of the period. Its neutral palate, austere silhouette make it as versatile as it is aesthetically pleasing, blending perfectly with any style of interior from classic Deco to contemporary. It is in very good vintage condition.

American, circa 1935


6.5" Diameter X 18"H
Styles / Movements Art Deco
Incollect Reference Number 422313
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