Jean Rispal Floor Lamp in Oak and White Canvas


Jean Rispal, floor lamp from the Formes Nouvelles series, model 14.496, oak veneer, lacquered wood, coated steel, canvas, brass, France, early 1950s

Designed by the in-house design team of the French lighting company Jean Rispal, this floor lamp was part of the Formes Nouvelles collection established in the early 1950s. The models drew inspiration from the principles of Scandinavian design, while some suggest an influence from the works of artist Jean Arp (1886-1966). This avant-garde series gave architects and interior designers the chance to craft their unique visions. A wide spectrum of choices awaited customers, ranging from opaline to sanded and milky glass, lampshades, and wooden components. The varied combinations could accommodate the tastes of a broad spectrum of clients. The conical white glass lampshade is supported by three sleek black lacquered legs. A noteworthy feature is the oak veneer plate, designed to function as a convenient side table for placing beverages, just like shown on the catalog documentation of that period.

VAT within the EU: When buying or delivering an item within the EU, VAT usually applies and will be added.

Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Jean Rispal (Workshop/Studio)
  • date of manufacture early 1950s
  • dimensions Height 123 cm Diameter 45 cm
  • dimensions Height 48.43 in. Diameter 17.72 in.
  • material Brass Canvas Oak Steel Wood
  • origin France
  • period 1950-1959
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 50114884