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Tommi Parzinger (German/American, 1903-1981) for Stiffel Tall Table Lamp

Auction: 20th Century Design - 3400T Location: Online Date / Time: June 17, 2020 12:00PM


Tommi Parzinger (German/American, 1903-1981) for Stiffel Tall Table Lamp, United States, c. 1970, lacquered metal, brass and marble, six vertical candle lamps, ht. 45 in.

Note: Tommi Anton Parzinger was a German furniture designer and painter. Born in Munich in 1903, he moved to New York City in 1932. His furniture went on exhibition at the 1939 New York World's Fair and was subsequently collected by famous clients, including Billy Baldwin, Marilyn Monroe, and a number of high-fashion New York families. Parzinger's works were high-style modernism involving costly, craft-intensive materials and processes like brasswork and lacquer.
Estimate $600-800

Two sockets missing or removed.

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Marilyn Monroe, Tommi Anton Parzinger, Munich, New York City, United States, Anton Parzinger