Item NMC/1810 - Metal sculpture / lamp

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Metal sculpture / lamp


  • 1983 (Creation)

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1 item (3 parts)

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Large silver table lamp in three parts. Torch style lamp base with slatted column design and decorative studding around base housing a fluorescent bulb. Circular link piece to attach the shade to the base and elaborate 'jelly fish' design shade with hammer work markings on the tentacles. Flex and plug attached. In working order. Carries GSA stamp and Edinburgh assay stamp for 1983.

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B.A. Hons – Silversmithing and Jewellery Design – Glasgow School of Art P.G.C.E. with Distinction – St- Andrew’s College National Association of Goldsmiths Diploma Gallery Director – Seagull Studios Ltd., Paisley Louise won the Johnson Matthey Silver Award in 1983.

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Dimensions: 380 x 180 mm (part 1, lamp); 45 x 65 x 65 mm (part 2, joining piece); 360 x 90 x 180 mm (part 3, 'jelly fish' shade).  c428 x 180 x 180 mm complete.

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GB 1694 NMC/1810

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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