KURT VERSEN
'Flip Flop' floor lamp

 

ABOUT

Flip Flop lamp designed by Kurt Versen (1901-1942) This spun aluminum and steel version works as a an upright Torchiere or down as a reading light. built by   Kurt Versen Inc. New York, circa 1933. The lamp has a circular base with offset chrome support pole & chrome disc final. the chrome arm hinge allows spun aluminum shade to swivels up and down for desired light. design is at once art deco, industrial, and machine age and thoroughly modern.  Wired and in working condition; individual switches control the two standardsize bulbs up to 100W.

 

DETAILS

Designer : Kurt Versen
Manufacturer : Kurt Versen
Of the period : Machine Age
Place of origin : United States
Date of manufacture : circa 1930
Period : 1930 - 1939
Materials and techniques : aluminum, steel
Condition : good
Wear : consistent with age and use. scuffs and spots to the finis
Dimensions :  16.5 in D x 62.25 in H  /   41.91 cm D x 158 cm H
Number of items : 1