Vintage Mid-Century Modern 1950s Rita Sargen Chicago Studio Pottery Table Lamp. Circa the 1940s or 1950s. Appears to have original shade and hardware.
Base is signed Sargen along the bottom edge. Measures 30.5in to top of shade, 17in to top of ceramic base. BIO: 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.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. Thank you for your business! Colin Reed Prairieland Art & Antiques Glenview IL. The item "Vintage Mid-Century Modern 1950s Rita Sargen Chicago Studio Pottery Table Lamp" is in sale since Thursday, December 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Lamps".The seller is "estateminer" and is located in Glenview NAS, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Egypt, Sri lanka, Oman, Peru, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay.