ANGELO LELLI FOR LAUREL LAMP! A TOUR DE FORCE OF ITALIAN MID CENTURY LIGHTING! DIMENSIONS: Lamp: 21" Tall Width 16". After the Italian Triennale of 1953, where modern Italian Lighting took center stage, Laurel Lamp.Company decided they were not going to be left behind. They had been the premier high end lighting. Company since the late thirties and now Lightolier was cutting into their sales! So, they penned contracts with Angelo Lelli of Arredoluce and the famous Gio Ponti, who was a mid. Century renaissance man and also the editor of the Italian home magazine, DOMUS. Angelo Lelli's Three armed, primary color floor lamp had been the star of the Italian Triennale. And the name stuck - people started calling the 3-swing arm floor lamp a Triennale! Laurel Lamp had Lelli pen a number of 3-arm lamps for them, this one - a triumph of Italian style! Three graceful arms curve up and are crowned with primary color shades!
Only a few hundred of these lamps were made for high end clients and their interior decorators. And perhaps a dozen survive today! This lamp is gorgeous and has the finest in technology that was available at the time! Switch on the base permits the lighting of one two or all three shades! The cord permits the adjustment of the lighting of those shades - from barely perceptible to.
Perfect for creating DRAMATIC interior lighting! Light years ahead of its time! This lamp is in very fine vintage condition!
Light tarnish to the brass and metal finishes is visible. The enamel shows light wear. The base has some metal dings. BEAUTIFULLY and is a work of modern art for the finest interiors!A marvelous addition to your NY penthouse. Palm Springs atomic ranch or West Palm Beach estate! AN ICONIC ITALIAN LAMP FOR. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Vintage, Retro, Mid-Century\1950s". The seller is "gallery20th" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.