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Anything by Ruhlmann is highly prized. Bauhaus table lamp by Christian Dell with a multirotational green-glass shade. 1920s 43cm (17in) high £1,400–1,800 LM Chromed-metal desk lamp by Marc Erol with three frosted-glass shades and a stepped rectangular green-glass base. 1925 53cm (203⁄4in) wide £2,500–3,000 MOD Machine Age table lamp with fluting to the conical base and a domed shade that clips directly to the bulb. 1930s. 28cm (11in) high £400–700 DETC 38 Contemporary copy of a nickel-plated table lamp designed by Donald Deskey.
Top: 80cm (311⁄2in) wide £4,000–6,000 BK Lounge chair No. 37 produced by Artek with broad, cantilevered, one-piece arms, legs, and feet in birch. The upholstered seat and back are covered in a puttycoloured fabric with coordinated piping. 1935–36 86cm (34in) wide £1,500–2,000 FRE Table-desk and chest of drawers made in birch wood by Artek. The rectangular table is raised on turned legs of squared section. The chest, model number 296, is on four wooden castors. 1930 Armchair No. 31 made by Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas Oy of Finland with cantilevered one-piece arms, legs, and feet in birch.
Above: Lyre or U-shaped console raised on a matching shallowarched base, all veneered in French-polished mahogany. 1930s 75cm (291⁄2in) high £2,000–3,000 LM Neoclassical-style open-arm desk chair and black lacquered desk. The chair’s black lacquered frame accommodates a green-leather upholstered back and seat pads. Its tapered front legs end in nickel-clad feet, echoing chrome bands at the junction of the legs and seat rails. The desk is raised on corner posts of tapering squared section, and its rectangular top spans two pairs of drawers flanking a broad kneehole.