"Viscontea" Suspension Light by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos For Sale
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"Viscontea" Suspension Light by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos

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Original Viscontea suspension light by Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos. Designed and manufactured in Italy, circa 1960s. Plastic polymer resin applied with spraying technique on to enameled iron frame. Rewired for US junction boxes. Customized brass canopy also available in white. Takes one E27 75w maximum bulb. Height displayed is for fixture only. Overall drop can be adjusted. Literature: Domus 373 December 1960 p. 46 Octagon 5 April 1967 p. 99 Sergio Polano, Achille Castiglioni all the works, Electa, Milano, 2001, p. 176 Giuliana Gramigna, Repertory 1950-2000, Allemandi, Turin, 2003, p. 84.  

Details

  • Creator
    Flos (Manufacturer),Achille & Pier Giacomo Castiglioni (Designer)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960s
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
    EnameledIron,Resin
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 19.6 in. x Dm 23.6 in.H 49.79 cm x Dm 59.95 cm
  • Diameter
    23.6 in. (59.95 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    CF1894
  • Reference Number
    LU794712830022
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About Flos (Manufacturer)

Founded by Sergio Gandini in 1962 in Merano Italy, FLOS has revolutionized the art of lighting by honoring tradition while embracing innovation.


FLOS is, above all else, about craftmanship, and as a result the brand has cultivated long and successful partnerships with some of the world’s most renowned lighting artists. Working with icons such as the Castiglioni Brothers , Tobia Scarpa, Philippe Starck and Antonio Citterio, among others, FLOS has earned the respect of the industry while growing its offerings to include residential, commercial, and custom-made concept-based products.


An award winning institution in its own right, FLOS has earned worldwide recognition as the leader in the field.


Today, Sergio’s grandson Piero Gandini sits at the helm, holding fast to the values and ideas established by his grandfather while moving confidently into the future.

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