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Postmodern Halogen Desk Table Lamp 1980s



Vintage Postmodern desk or bankers lamp in the style of Robert Sonneman for George Kovacs from the 1980s. Born from the idea of Ettore Sottsass and his Memphis Group in the early eighties, the design gained a new concept and expression through new shapes, patterns and innovative use of materials, exploring the limits of lighting and furniture production. This table light was made during the eighties and strongly suggests a temple building from an ancient European culture. The design of these lights is clearly inspired by the famous ‘Pausania’ light by Sottsass (1983). Matted black lizard skin paint finish, brass columns and chrome accents on a matte black base, thick oblong thick glass that give a fantastic lighting effect thanks to the halogen light source that is hidden by black metal mesh and a matte black casing. Dimmer switch with knob to center of base. Postmodern design halogen desk lamp after Robert Sonneman for Kovacs. Use with halogen light bulb 60 watts max. Dimensions: H 15.25 in. x W 17.5 in. x D 4.75 in. Base dimensions 9.5 W x 4 inches D. No hallmark


  • Similar to
    George Kovacs (Manufacturer)Ettore Sottsass (Designer)Robert Sonneman (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.25 in. (38.74 cm)Width: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)Depth: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Light pitting to metal areas, see pictures.
  • Seller Location
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1144191stDibs: LU906814524872

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    Ships From: North Hollywood, CA
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