Large Woven Chrome Hanging Pendant Entry Lamp For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 4 images

Large Woven Chrome Hanging Pendant Entry Lamp

About

Large woven chrome hanging pendant entry lamp, a hanging jewel.

Details

  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions

    H 23 in. x W 22 in. x D 22 in.

    H 58.42 cm x W 55.88 cm x D 55.88 cm

  • Seller location
    Ferndale, MI
  • Reference number
    LU84823358362

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Lightolier (Manufacturer)

Founded in 1904 in New York and family-operated through most of its history, Lightolier was one of the pioneering American electric lighting companies, best known for its embrace of stylistic and technical innovations. Collectors focus on lighting fixtures produced from the 1950s and into the Seventies, when an in-house design team led by Gerald Thurston—and a stellar cast of international design contributors—created an array of practical yet aesthetically lively table and floor lamps, sconces and chandeliers.


     Amidst the post-World War II building boom, Lightolier—the name combines “light” and “chandelier”—aggressively boosted its residential lighting division. Thurston, who was strongly influenced by the sleek designs of Gino Sarfatti and his Italian lighting firm Arteluce, towards simpler lamp designs that offered flexibility of function. His best-known designs include the “Cricket” task light—a lamp with an adjustable enameled metal hood that toggles on a slender bent-metal base—and the three-legged “Tripod” table and floor lamps. At the same time, Thurston had a wonderful eye for talent and sought work from some of the lesser-known greats of the era, such as Paavo Tynell, the Finnish lighting designer, who designed several brass chandeliers for Lightolier with his trademark elegant flamboyance.


     And more, Thurston recognized abilities in designers not known for their work in lighting. Edward Wormley, head of furniture design for Dunbar, produced several noteworthy chandeliers employing canisters and reflective hoods. Alvin Lustig was famed as a graphic designer. His ca. 1953 “Ring” ceiling fixture for Lightolier had a minimalist techno look some 30 years ahead of its time. But this was par. Designed by Michael Lax in 1964, the “Lytegem” high-intensity lamp—included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art—features a ball-shaped shade attached with a chromed armature to a cubic base, a form that would be widely copied in the following decade. Chandeliers designed in the early Seventies by Gaetano Sciolari, with details such as acrylic diffusers and vertical, two-bulb arms, would define the look of lighting in their day. A look through these pages reveals just how astonishingly wide a range of lighting pieces Lightolier produced. The company never flicked off its stylistic switch.

About the Seller

4.8 / 5
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2008
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in Ferndale, MI
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Italian Glass Entry Pendant Lamp by Venini
Venini
Vintage 1970s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Monumental Poulson PH5 Style Spun Aluminum Hang...
Sterner Lighting
20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

Large Dramatic Table Lamp

$1,700 Sale Price
26% Off
Large Dramatic Table Lamp
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Style of Hans Wegner Danish Teak Entry Cabinet
Hans J. Wegner
Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Teak
You May Also Like

Hanging Pendant Lamp

By Lightolier
$8,500
Hanging Pendant Lamp
Lightolier
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass
Pair of Lightolier Woven Wicker Hanging Pendant...
Lightolier
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Wicker
Lightolier Pendant Lamp Hanging Fixture
Lightolier
Vintage 1950s American Chandeliers and Pendants
Glass
Lightolier Chromed Metal Woven Ribbon Chandelier
Lightolier
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Modernist Chrome Chandelier or Pendant Lamp by ...
Lightolier
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Chrome
Large Hanging Stilnovo Pendant Light
Stilnovo
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Metal
Chrome Hanging Chandelier by Lightolier
Lightolier
Vintage 1970s American Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Chrome
1960s Aluminum Pendant Hanging Lamp
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants
Aluminum

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries