1952 Gino Sarfatti Tri-Color Table lamp for Arteluce

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1952 Gino Sarfatti Tri-Color Table lamp for Arteluce

4,200.00

1950s Gino Sarfatti Table lamp for Arteluce. A striking yet minimalistic table lamp designed by Gino Sarfatti circa 1952. This extremely rare and iconic design is executed in lightly patinated brass and painted metal with original color in very good vintage condition. The individual saucer shades rotate independently for a variety of lighting configurations of a uniquely sculptural quality. 

Arteluce was one of the most innovative lighting design companies in Italy during the mid century era, with Sarfatti their superstar. His designs have been long sought after by collectors in the know.

Documentation ref. Charlotte & Peter Feill "1000 Lights, 1879-1959" p. 461

CREATOR: Arteluce (Maker), Gino Sarfatti (Designer)

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: c. 1952

PERIOD: 1950-1959

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Enameled Metal, Brass

CONDITION: Excellent. Professionally rewired for US electrical with black double twist cloth cord and plug. Accommodates 3x 25W max. US candelabra bulbs with switch on base. Minor patination, scuffs, scrapes, dings and bends noted only for accuracy and as seen in photos. Wear consistent with age and use.

DIMENSIONS: H 11 in. x W 12.25 in. x D 12.25 in. 

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