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Adjustable Desk Lamp, USA, 1950s

Enameled metal, wood, plastic, single socket
22 1/2 × 8 × 22 in
57.2 × 20.3 × 55.9 cm
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Gino Sarfatti
Italian, 1912–1984
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Italian engineer Gino Sarfatti started the Arteluce Company in 1939 and would go on to design over 700 lighting products—floor lamps, chandeliers, spotlights, and other light fittings—between the mid-1930s and early 1970s. His work at Arteluce effectively shaped the modern architectural movement in Italy and supported many of the mid-century designers including Franco Albini, Gianfranco Frattini, Sergio Asti, and Ico Parisi. Through his exploration and experimentation with new materials like Plexiglas, diverse production methodologies and techniques as well as light sources, such as halogen bulbs, Sarfatti was a true innovator of Italian lighting and design.

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About the work
Provenance
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Rago/Wright
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Signed
Gino Sarfatti
Italian, 1912–1984
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Italian engineer Gino Sarfatti started the Arteluce Company in 1939 and would go on to design over 700 lighting products—floor lamps, chandeliers, spotlights, and other light fittings—between the mid-1930s and early 1970s. His work at Arteluce effectively shaped the modern architectural movement in Italy and supported many of the mid-century designers including Franco Albini, Gianfranco Frattini, Sergio Asti, and Ico Parisi. Through his exploration and experimentation with new materials like Plexiglas, diverse production methodologies and techniques as well as light sources, such as halogen bulbs, Sarfatti was a true innovator of Italian lighting and design.

Adjustable Desk Lamp, USA, 1950s

Enameled metal, wood, plastic, single socket
22 1/2 × 8 × 22 in
57.2 × 20.3 × 55.9 cm
Bidding closed
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