Mid-Century Modern 1950s Rita Sargen Studio Chicago Art Pottery Lamp

$495.00

Shipping to United States: $138.85

Vintage 1940S OR 1950S MID-CENTURY MODERN STUDIO ART POTTERY LAMP CREATED BY CHICAGO ARTIST RITA SARGEN (1924-2005). Everything about appears original and it's in excellent condition – no damage! Base is signed Sargen along the bottom edge. Measures 30.5in to top of shade, 17in to top of ceramic base. Excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or hairlines.

In the late 1940's while maintaining her own ceramic studio in Chicago, Illinois Rita Sargen gained regional and national recognition first and foremost for her custom handmade Modern ceramic lamps. In 1951 her work appeared on the cover of the May issue of "American Home" magazine. A lengthy article showing Rita and discussing her modernist pottery lamps also appeared in the June 4, 1957, issue of The Milwaukee Journal. At some point her work was represented by and sold through Singer and Sons, a furniture outlet specializing in modern home furnishings designed by revered designers of the day such as Gio Ponti, Carlo de Carli, Bertha Schaefer and others. A child of New York City and a graduate of The New York State College of Ceramics, (Alfred University), Rita moved to Chicago in 1945 to partner in a ceramic studio which ultimately by the late 1940's became her own. Located at 2822 Cambridge Ave. in Chicago, Illinois, Rita's custom hand made ceramic lamp production gained regional and national attention.

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