E A R L Y M I D C E N T U R Y. P L A S T I C S & M E T A L.A p p r o x. 2 1 " B y 8 ". The Italians were experimenting with form and shape in. Their lamp designs in the mid century period and.
Were never satisfied with the status quo. New materials, like plastics, permitted them to experiment.With new forms and shapes that would have been impossible before WWII. This lamp is a great example of this innovation and emphasis on form.
A spectacular example of Italian modernism and style. Gio Ponti had penned the Perspex series of lamps for Arredoluce. And these lamps made a huge impression on other designers. The dual color scheme and delicate tripod legs were quickly embraced and imitated.
This lamp is from this period and one can clearly see the unmistakeable influences and design elements. Today, all these plastic bodied Italian lamps are incredibly scarce. This is an extremely rare survivor.
A two tone orange and white plastic sphere rests upon a metal frame and three legs. The delicate, almost petite, visual style is buoyant and bright.Casting accent light across a room. The top of the sphere can be removed to reveal two sockets. Which use 15 watt incandescent bulbs. Lamp uses a line cord to turn light on and off. Lamp works well and is in very good condition.
Some minor wear to the plastic sphere and general age. Related wear to the metal frame and legs. This hyper-rare lamp would make a fabulous addition to. Your NY penthouse, California Atomic Ranch, or UK summer home. D i s t i n c t i v e I l l u m i n a t i o n.F o r Y o u r D i s c e r n i n g I n t e r i o r s. MID CENTURY MODERN ATOMIC TABLE LAMP! ITALIAN ARREDOLUCE GIO PONTI 50S VTG" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps\ Electric\Table Lamps". The seller is "gallery20th" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.