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Loos Adolf

Table lamp

About the artist Brno 1870 – 1933 Kalksburg near Vienna
Designed by Adolf Loos, after 1900
Executed by Johannes Heeg attr., master craftsman for lamps and metal clocks, after 1900
Material Cast brass, deep-drawn and hammered, trimming renewed, very nice condition
Dimensions H 52 cm, Ø 32 cm
Provenance Private collection, Germany
Literature K. Markus, Adolf Loos, Wohnungen, Album Verlag, Vienna, 2001, p. 61; E. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos, Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Salzburg, 1994, ill. 51, p. 58

This is one of the lamps that Loos favoured for furnishing apartments and villas, employing slight variations according to context. Our version is of the type that he designed in 1907 as a desk light for the study of the Paul Khuner apartment. In 1912, he used a further slight variation for the Gustav and Marie Turnovsky apartment.

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