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Title lamp
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 195- 1959
Description An eye-shaped table lamp with a wire cherry stick frame, circa 1950s. Within the frame is a round case containing lace, real butterflies and plastic flowers. This central section would be lit from behind. The back if the case is made of thermoformed acrylic, the light fitting is compression moulded urea formaldehyde and phenol formaldehyde, and the ball finials on the wire frame are phenol formaldehyde too.
Accession Number AIBDC : 001109
Dimensions height 280mm, width 330mm, depth 200mm
Materials metal wire, plastic, acrylic, PMMA, polymethyl methacrylate, urea formaldehyde, UF, phenol formaldehyde, PF, bakelite - generic term
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method thermoformed, compression moulded



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