Lot 56 | Auction XVII

LOT 56

(B. Denmark, 1894-1967)

PH 2/1 Table Lamp

Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Denmark
White opal glass shades
Frame and base in high lustre chrome plated brass and steel
Comes with numbered certificate 470034
35.5 x 20 cm

Private Collection, London

Light Years Ahead: The Story of the PH Lamp Louis Poulsen,
Jorstian and Nielsen, pg. 147, 149, 173, 182

RM 2,800 – RM 5,800

His light fixtures were manufactured by Louis Poulsen. His best-known models are the PH Artichoke and PH5. The lamps created the economic foundation of his later work. Other notable designs include the PH Grand Piano which is included in several notable 20th-century design collections, including that of the Metropolitan Museum in New York City. He also designed Glassalen for Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen.