Poul Henningsen - Design and Design Art New York Thursday, May 24, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Tina Jørstian and Poul Erik Munk Nielsen, eds., Light Years Ahead, The Story of the PH Lamp, Copenhagen, 1994, p. 179 for a smaller version; Charlotte and Peter Fiell, eds., Designing the 21st Century, Cologne, 2001, p. 321 for a later example

  • Catalogue Essay

    In 1931, The Danish company Louis Poulsen introduced Bakelite as a new material in the production of lights. The "PH" isolation table lamp was the first example and was launched in two sizes. After 1932 the "PH 4/3" was replaced by other models.


Rare "PH 4/3" isolation table lamp

Glass, metal, Bakelite. Manufactured by Louis Poulsen, Denmark. Impressed “PH-4 Patented.”
22 in. (55.9 cm) high

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $6,600

Design and Design Art

24 May 2007
2pm New York