'Grasshopper' standard lamp, model no. 831

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  • Literature

    Arts Architecture (Los Angeles), December 1948, n.p.; March, July, and September 1949, n.p.
    Everyday Art Quarterly, no. 12, Autumn 1949, p. 5
    Form (Stockholm), nos. 1-10, 1951, p. 146, nos. 1-10, 1954, p. 82
    Lily Kane, Greta Magnusson Grossman: Designer, New York, 2000, p. 6
    Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., 1000 Lights, Vol. 1: 1879 to 1959, Cologne, 2005, p. 430
    Evan Snyderman and Karin berg Wrn, Greta Grossman A Car and Some Shorts, Stockholm, 2010, pp. 36, 43
    Wendy Kaplan, ed., Living in a Modern Way: California Design 1930-1965, Cambridge, 2011, p. 7
    Clmence Krzentowski and Didier Krzentowski, eds., The Complete Designers’ Lights (1950-1990) 30 Years of Collecting, Paris, 2012, p. 37

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'Grasshopper' standard lamp, model no. 831

1950s
Painted aluminium, painted tubular metal, brass.
150 cm (59 in) high fully extended
Manufactured by Bergboms Malmö, Sweden. Exterior of shade with manufacturer’s paper label ‘S’ and the interior fixture impressed with ‘G-33•BERGBOM•MAX.25 W’.

Estimate
£6,000 - 8,000 

sold for £10,000

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London 25 April 2013 2pm