California Modern Iron and Wood Lamps by Albert Blake
California Modern lamps by Albert Blake. Iron frame with a floating solid wood sphere. Produced in limited quantities by Blake’s company. Like many designers of the period, Al Blake moved from the Midwest to California after serving in the Army during WWII. He worked as a scene designer, then moved into full-time furniture design and manufacturing. " In the early 1950s, Blake was promoted alongside designers like Charles Eames and Greta Grossman. He was also featured in an spotlight on “Young Designers” from California which included Blake, John Keal and Olga and Milo Baughman. " - Steve Aldana Measurements below include the shades.
Wear consistent with age and use.
H 23.5 in. x Dm 14.25 in.
H 59.69 cm x Dm 36.2 cm