Pair 1950s Yasha Heifetz Wood Figural Table Lamps

Certified Price

$650

Views

10

Ug9zddoyodiyoti=

Posted on May 03, 2018.

Pair (2) unique 1950s blonde oak/ cerused oak figural table lamps with fiberglass shades by Yasha Heifetz or in the style of. While not a lot is known about this designer, it is known that he had a Manhattan shop that opened in or sometime after 1938, and that in 1950 he had lighting designs—Heifetz Lighting—that won praise in the MoMA Modernism show in 1950/51, and that he worked often in carved woods and brass, and the styling of the carved pieces was like what is shown in the images above. The shades on these lamps are original to the lamps, and are identical to spun fiberglass shades used in Heifetz lighting.

Lamps like these sell for quite a bit, but I have priced these to sell—likely to a decorator.

The shape is a carved sinuous woman’s body and the shades are kind of spectacular. The bases are a painted salmon pink in a high gloss marine style paint, maybe original/maybe added later to talk to a Palm Beach-y decor.

The shades are a whip stitch style and have an olive green hue, and look great all lit up. Perfect as small bedside table lamps or accent lamps on a high credenza or to flank a long bedroom dresser, because blondes, they say, have more fun. They are petite—26.5" tall—and were probably designed as bedside lamps, but it’s also a great size for an open kitchen counter top where you like having a table lamp (or lamps), or for a foyer credenza for hall lighting. If you love them from these pics you will find a place for them.

The bodies are in excellent vintage condition; the shades show some wear and minor discoloration from years of being used. One shade appears slightly darker than the other, but in person it’s not really that apparent. One may have sat in the sunlight more than the other, but they are both lovely when lit, and look basically the same. They are in fine working order, and there is no need to rewire or do anything more than plug them in and light up your life.

7 diameter base
12" shade bottom diameter; 8" across the top x 13-1/8" high
26.5" tall (overall height with shade)
15.5" from base to fitting

Located in Williamsburg, near the L at Graham or Montrose (somewhere in the middle of the 2 stations); the M at Lorimer Street; the G at Broadway. Or I can drive them to you and deliver curbside for 20 dollars in the city. If you live in Westchester of Fairfield County I can arrange a meet up on weekends.

Cash only, please.

Buy with Confidence

Apartment Therapy Marketplace is built to give honest folks a trusted environment to buy and sell with each other. Whether you’re buying from someone next door or across the country, we’ve got your back.

  • Stats and Verifications — Get to know the seller before you buy from them.
  • Personal Messaging — Unclutter your inbox and keep your email private.
  • Friendly Support — Our team is available to help you in any and every way we can.

Contacting the Seller

Contact the seller to purchase or ask any questions you may have for a listing. Be clear, honest, kind and prompt with your replies. Negotiate price, including delivery fees if applicable. Agree on a pick-up location or delivery method if applicable.

Use our dedicated messaging system for all communication. In case of a dispute, these messages serve as a record. For your safety, do not share your email address or personal information. Learn more about trust and safety.

Return Policy

Each seller may have a different return policy. In most cases, a seller will not accept returns. Before making payment, ask the seller about their return policy.

Member Ratings

In your messages, you have the ability to privately rate your experience with the seller and conversely, the seller can rate you. Your rating should be based on your personal experience with the seller while using our platform. All member ratings are averaged and displayed on the member’s corner.

Report as Inappropriate

If you have a general complaint about inappropriate content or activity, please use the “Report as Inappropriate” feature on the specific listing, corner or message. We will be notified and take immediate action. Your report will be kept confidential. The member who is reported will not know who reported them. Additionally, our review will be handled discreetly.

Other questions? Contact us at marketplace@apartmenttherapy.com for prompt assistance.

  • In-Person Pickup

    Williamsburg, Kings County-
  • Shipping

    Not available-
  • Local Delivery

    -

Chip Cordelli Certified

New York

I'm a NYC prop stylist who shops a lot & a collector of some very cool stuff. The result: I have a bunch of truly neat things to pass along to you.

http://stores.ebay.com/chipper63

  • - 95%
    Response Rate
  • - About 2 Hours
    Response Time
  • - Very Happy
    Ratings Received (20)
  • - 354 Conversations
    Inbox Threads
  • - 312 Listing(s)
    Published (All Time)
  • - December, 2010
    Join Date
  • 746 Facebook Friends
  • Email Address Verified
Privacy Enabled: The exact address is concealed.
Back to Top