FLOOR LAMP | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-FLOOR LAMP

Estimated value: 20,000—30,000 US$

Reached Price : 21,600 US$

Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

New York

Lot number: 89


Manufacturer Bauhaus Workshop

Architonic id


Nickel-plated metal, glass and black-lacquered iron
69 7/8 in. (177.5 cm) high

Gyula Pap designed this floor lamp model for the living room of the “Haus am Horn,” an experimental home that served as an exhibition of Bauhaus accomplishments in 1923.

Literature and References:
Bauhaus: 50 Years, exh. cat, Royal Academy of Art, London, 1968, p. 107 (for a drawing of the lamp)
Die Metalwerkstatt am Bauhaus, Berlin, 1992, pp. 236-237
Bauhaus Archiv and Magdalena Droste, Bauhaus 1919-1933, Cologne, 1993
Bauhaus-Möbel: Eine Legende wird besichtigt, Berlin, 2003, p. 86