Vintage Gae Aulenti Pipistrello Telescopic Lamp Martinelli Luce
Gae Aulenti Pipistrello Lamp Design Icon - Original Vintage
This original early Pipistrello lamp was designed by the multi-talented Italian designer Gae Aulenti starting in 1966 for Martinelli Luce, Italy. This lamp has become one of the classic icons of 20th Century Design. Lamp has the original white painted base, stainless steel telescope, white opal plastic "Bat" diffuser + floor switch. The height can be adjusted by it's telescopic stem (height can be set anywhere from 26" to 34") and can be used as either a table or floor lamp.
The name Pipistrello is the Italian word for "bat" which can bee seen in the the shape of this lamps shade. This lamp is featured in the permanent collections of the Centre Pompidou (Paris), MoMa (New York), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Museum des Arts Decorative (Montreal). Lamp is also featured in numerous design books.
The condition of the lamp is great with only small signs of age and careful use. Lamp retains the original "Martinelli Luce" paper label on the base, the original rubber bottom stamped: Model 620 PIPISTRELLO MARTINELLI LUCE DESIGN GAE AULENTI + foot switch with cord. Uses 4-E14 25W bulbs which come with the lamp.
Steuben Art Deco Glass Gazelle Lamp on Bakelite Base
Rare + Beautiful Steuben Art Deco Lamp with Black Catalin Base
Art Deco Steuben glass Gazelle Lamp mounted on a black Catalin / Bakelite base with dangling crystal spheres made in conjunction with lamp manufacturer Lightolier during the 1930's. The beautifully molded glass gazelle sculpture is illuminated from within the Bakelite base with a single bulb giving off a soft glow. Steuben founder Frederick Carder and sculptor Sidney Waugh are credited for the designing the beautiful leaping gazelle - shape 7399 in the Steuben catalog.
This lamp is wonderful when lit as the soft glow of light flows through the glass gazelle accentuating all detail in the animals body and reflecting up to the crystal spheres perched from the abstract brass tree.
Engraved "Steuben" on the base of gazelle. Lamp has been rewired and is in working condition. Glass gazelle has minor flat nicks beneath the base where it fits into base, not noticeable unless sculpture is removed from base. Jet black Bakelite base has been cosmetically repaired/restored due to a heat damage, it is impossible to see the repair and in no way detracts from the beautify and rarity of this lamp.
Gazelle measures approximately: 8" high by 6.5" long by 2.5" deep - brass tree brings the total height of the lamp to 13"
French Art Deco JUMO "Bolide" Black Bakelite Table Lamp
Iconic 1945 Articulated Jumo Lamp Attributed to Gustave Miklos
An Icon of Post War Streamline design - the Jumo "Bolide" is an articulated Bakelite lamp conceptually daring and modern. A beautiful example of this most sought after object, the deep black Bakelite is in gleaming flawless condition without a blemish or scratch to be seen anywhere.
Copper and chrome plated arm is in perfect condition with just the lightest of tarnishing and wear, the swivel joints remain nice and tight with a firm but smooth action so you can position the lamp exactly where you want it.
Has the original blue colored Bakelite switch inside the base of the lamp that switches the lamp on automatically as the lamp is opened. Molded on the bottom of base is JUMO BREVETE - MADE IN FRANCE.
Lamp measures approximately: 5" high when closed(20.5" when fully extended) by 7.5" wide by 11" long.$2,250.00
Art Deco Walter Von Nessen Black + Chrome Pagoda Lamp for Herman Miller
Beautiful Original Herman Miller Desk Lamp
Beautiful and Rare Art Deco "Pagoda" Lamp by Walter Von Nessen for Herman Miller. Gloosy black enamel with chrome accents on shade + base and Von Nessen's signature glass finial. Lamp is in untouched original condition with a few minor paint scuffs consistent with age and careful use. Lamp has been re-wired and works.
Measures: 9" tall and shade is 6" in diameter.