• 20th Century Decorative Art &  auction at Christies

    Sale 2295

    20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    16 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    WILLIAM HUNT DIEDERICH (1884-1953)

    A WROUGHT-IRON FLOOR LAMP, CIRCA 1923

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM HUNT DIEDERICH (1884-1953)
    A Wrought-Iron Floor Lamp, circa 1923
    with adjustable base
    65½ in. (166.5 cm.) high


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    This model, described as a 'bridge' lamp, was illustrated in an advertisement for the Ferargil Galleries in the December 1923 issue of International Studio. Frederick Newlin Price was the owner of Ferargil Galleries and he may have given this lamp to his sister-in-law, New Hope artist Elizabeth F. Price, from whose estate the lamp came.

    Provenance

    Estate of Elizabeth F. Price, New Hope, PA.
    Brown Brothers Auction, Buckingham, PA, March 7, 1981, lot 91.