Gino Sarfatti, ‘Pair of adjustable wall lights, model no. 211’, ca. 1955, Phillips
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Gino Sarfatti

Pair of adjustable wall lights, model no. 211, ca. 1955

Painted aluminium, painted brass, acrylic
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Each: 3 x 21 x 5.5 cm (1 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Manufactured by Arteluce, Milan, Italy. Each shade …

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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.

Gino Sarfatti, ‘Pair of adjustable wall lights, model no. 211’, ca. 1955, Phillips
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Each: 3 x 21 x 5.5 cm (1 1/8 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Manufactured by Arteluce, Milan, Italy. Each shade interior with manufacturer's decal AL/MILANO/ARTELUCE.

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Design/Decorative Art
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.

Gino Sarfatti

Pair of adjustable wall lights, model no. 211, ca. 1955

Painted aluminium, painted brass, acrylic
Bidding closed
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