Ignazio Gardella for Azucena 'Paolina' Pendant


Ignazio Gardella for Azucena, pendant model ‘Paolina’, opaline glass, brass, Italy, design 1957

This beautiful ‘Paolina’ lamp was designed by the Italian architect Ignazio Gardella in 1957. The gorgeous shade is created in a frosted opaline and moulded glass. Due to the wonderful opaline shade of the pendant, the pendant radiates beautifully but muted light. Moreover, the shade a nice and sleek shape that adds elegance to the lamp. Additionally, the brass ceiling plate detail, finishes the overall gracefulness of the ‘Paolina’ pendant.

Ignazio Gardella (1905-1999) was an Italian designer and architect. He grew up in a Genovese family of architects since both his father and grandfather were also renowned architects. Today, Gardella is considered as a prominent member of the so-called third generation of the Italian Modern Movements, as well as the Italian Rationalism. During his career, he was a successful furniture and lighting designer and co-founder of the design and furniture manufacturing company Azucena.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Azucena (Manufacturer) Ignazio Gardella (Designer)
  • date of manufacture 1957
  • dimensions Height 35.83 in. Width 21.66 in. Depth 21.66 in.
  • dimensions Height 91 cm Width 55 cm Depth 55 cm
  • material Brass Opaline Glass
  • origin Italy
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50115132