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A1043 isn’t just a gallery. It is a selection of objects that share a guiding principle: an expectation of quality, design, manufacture, and sometimes a story. Our work is not simply to sell; it is above all to advise. A piece of furniture, an object, can’t be bought simply because it meets a certain utilitarian need. In that case the purchase made is the wrong one, because on its own it cannot be enough. Beyond the simple use that can be made of it, we buy an object because it adds a little bit of soul. You don’t buy a Gino Sarfatti lamp in the same way as you would buy...Read More


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Verner Panton, Large Europa Pendant, Louis Poul...
Louis Poulsen, Verner Panton
Vintage 1970-1979 Denmark Chandeliers and Pendants
Very rare large Europa ceiling lamp designed by Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen. The Europa was created in 1978 for some years in very limited numbers and is rarely seen. Europa is a...
Martine Bedin, Buffet, Private Commission, 1999
Martine Bedin
1990-1999 France Buffets
In the late 1980s, Martine Bedin began to consider “unique and special furniture without the help of industry.” It was also at this time that she left Italy to return to her native r...
Philippe Starck, Ara Stool, Via Editions
Philippe Starck, Via Editions
Vintage 1980-1989 France Stools
Designed with at that time his 3 years old daughter Ara, Philippe Starck did it not long after working for the mail order company 3 Suisses. The Are stool is a cute object with a nic...
Toshiyuki Kita, Kyo Floor Lamp, Bilumen Editions
Toshiyuki Kita, Bilumen
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Floor Lamps
Metal, Paper
Toshiyuki Kita is definitively an important Japanese designer. Kita was one of the first designer after Kazuhide Takahama in the 1960s who came in Italy to work at the very beginning...
Philippe Starck, Tamish Lamp, Les 3 Suisses Edi...
Philippe Starck, Les 3 Suisses
Vintage 1980-1989 France Floor Lamps
A lamp ? A table ? As usual Philippe Starck plays a clever game and does both. Produced for the mass market by the famous mail order company 3 Suisses the Tamish lamp remains finally...
Pepe Cortes & Javier Mariscal Garraf Lamp Editi...
Pepe Cortés, Javier Mariscal, BD Ediciones De Diseño
Vintage 1980-1989 Spain Floor Lamps
Steel, Marble
As it is said in the original catalog of the editor the Garraf lamp is an « All-purpose environmental lamp ». This said the Garraf is more than a lamp it's a sculpture. Produced in f...
César Baldaccini, Machina Rossa, Carpet, Art Su...
Vintage 1980-1989 France More Carpets
Wool carpet by César, limited edition under 100 pieces.
Giuliana Gramigna, Otero Table Lamp, Quattrifol...
Giuliana Gramigna, Quattrifolio
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Table Lamps
In addition to being a great Italian design historian, at the start of her professional career Giuliana Gramigna was a great luminaire designer. The Otero model is a perfect example ...
Ettore Sottsass, Lamp Madison, Tronconi Edition...
Ettore Sottsass, Tronconi
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Table Lamps
This is the white model of the Madison lamp of which we previously sold the blue version. Lamps by Ettore Sottsass are often characterised by great formal strength and amazing effici...
Carlo Nason, Glass Pendant, Mazzega Editions
Carlo Nason, Mazzega Murano
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Blown Glass
Designed by Carlo Nason in the 1960s this pendant lamp is a very good example of his work. The three layers of glass are creating a beautiful effect bringing some kind of deepness. T...
Elio Martinelli, Table Lamp, Martinelli Luce Ed...
Martinelli Luce, Elio Martinelli
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Table Lamps
Elio Martinelli is one of these great designers but whose notoriety remains to be built. Associated with his father at the origin of the company Martinelli Luce, this one conceives i...
George J. Sowden, Rockley Vases, Driade Editions
Driade, George Sowden
2000-2009 Italy Vases
We all know the work of George Sowden since the first radical lamps of the 1970s. His work was then unanimously recognized in the 1980s when he was part of the Memphis Group. Since t...

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