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Frankart Style Art Deco Nude Girl Lamp

  Lot # 009
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Good see description
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Approx. 8"H x 8" x 5"
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Table #2
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Lot # 009
System ID # 7738884
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Art Deco Frankart Style Nude Girl Lamp with Orange Globe, Nude Female and Pull Cord. Electrical Cord appears to be original and may need to be replaced for safety as can be seen in photographs. There is a crack on backside as can be seen in photographs.

Arthur Fankenberg was a sculptor who opened Frankart in NYC in 1922. He was known for his female “nudie girl” lamps. His creations were copyrighted. However, there were several competitors who began imitating his design. One of those companies was Apt Novelty Company who Frankenberg sued due to the lamp that they created very similar to the one in this lot. However, the case was dismissed due to the women's arms being in different poses by both companies. Frankart went out of business during the depression in 1932.