Pair of 1950s Giuseppe Ostuni table lamps for O-Luce. An extremely rare and surprisingly utilitarian pair of lamps executed in white painted aluminum and brass by one of the most refined Italian designers of the midcentury. A highly adaptable light, the shade rotates freely on Ostuni's patented ball joint system. 

Price is for the pair. 

Literature "Giuseppe Ostuni: O-Luce," 2015; Luminaires-Moderniste; Apparecci Per Illuminazione, pp. 56-57  

O-Luce was one of the most innovative lighting design companies in Italy during the midcentury era. Their exceptionally refined designs have been long sought after by collectors in the know. 

Rewired for US electrical with two new black cloth cord and period styled US wall plug. Slight variation between lamps as noted in images. 

Not UL listed, but recommended UL listing available from authorized 3rd party vendor upon request for an additional fee.

CREATOR: Giuseppe Ostuni (Designer), Oluce (Manufacturer), O-Luce (Manufacturer)

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy

DATE OF MANUFACTURE:  circa 1950s

PERIOD: 1950-1959

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Painted Aluminum, Brass

CONDITION: Good

CONDITION DETAILS: Rewired for US electrical with black cord and plug. Single 60W LED candelabra bulb (lower with incandescent). Some dings, bends, scuffs, scratches and; losses as largely shown in the photos and noted only for accuracy. More images available upon request.

WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 9 in. x W 5 in. x D 6 in.

H 22.86 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 15.24 cm

SOLD AS: Set of 2

Pair of 1950s Giuseppe Ostuni 'Vipere' Table Lamps for O-Luce

SKU: LU1447219467392
$4,800.00Price
  • CREATOR: Giuseppe Ostuni (Designer), Oluce (Manufacturer), O-Luce (Manufacturer)

    OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

    PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy

    DATE OF MANUFACTURE:  circa 1950s

    PERIOD: 1950-1959

    MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Painted Aluminum, Brass

    CONDITION: Good

    CONDITION DETAILS: Rewired for US electrical with black cord and plug. Single 60W LED candelabra bulb (lower with incandescent). Some dings, bends, scuffs, scratches and; losses as largely shown in the photos and noted only for accuracy. More images available upon request.

    WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use.

    DIMENSIONS: H 9 in. x W 5 in. x D 6 in.

    H 22.86 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 15.24 cm

    SOLD AS: Set of 2