Gianfranco Frattini for Arteluce Table Lamp

$5,600.00 USD
$5,600.00 USD

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Gianfranco Frattini for Arteluce, table lamp, model 597, aluminium, rayon, Italy, 1961.

Gianfranco Frattini designed this innovative table lamp for Arteluce in 1961. A central conical shaped base holds multiple light bulbs that are behind a curtain of rayon. The decorative element of the fringe is a hint to the traditional lampshade. On top sits another light bulb inside the crater-shaped form.

Gianfranco Frattini (1926-2004) was born in Padua and studied architecture at the Milan Politechnico. After his studies, Frattini started working for Gio Ponti until 1956. Afterwards, he opened his own practice in Milan and began creating his own designs. His work is mostly part of the generation that created the Italian design movement of the late 1950s through the 1960s. The designer eventually died in Milan in 2004.

Please note that a small cluster of fringes are shorter than the usual size. Restoration is possible before shipping by our experienced craftsman and - women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece retains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized restoration is possible as well.

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Product details

  • condition Good
  • creator Arteluce (Manufacturer) Gianfranco Frattini (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1961
  • dimensions Height 17.72 in. Width 15.75 in. Depth 15.75 in.
  • dimensions Height 45 cm Width 40 cm Depth 40 cm
  • material Aluminum Polyester
  • origin Italy
  • period 1960-1969
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Barcode 50111024