Rare French 'New Barbarians' Floor Lamp or Sculpture by Garouste & Bonetti, 1980 For Sale
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Rare French 'New Barbarians' Floor Lamp or Sculpture by Garouste & Bonetti, 1980

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An important, small edition 'New Barbarians' collection standing lamp or torchiere from the initial, ground-breaking period of work of Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti. The new Barbarians collection was G & B first major show. It re-set the tone of late 20th century design with it's unique synthesis of neoclassical, modern and Brutalist spirits which G & B infused their work. Composed of a Brutalist inspired, hand-hammered and hand-forged, bronzed iron tripod base set in a Classic X-form with a green cast stone reflector containing one Edison socket. Rarity: This is a rare, limited edition piece, it is one of five pieces made with bronzed iron and a green stone reflector. Signed: "B.G" on foot of iron base and on stone reflector.

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Bronzed iron is in excellent structural condition; reflector has some wear marks consistent with age.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 78 in. x Dm 18 in.H 198.12 cm x Dm 45.72 cm
  • Diameter
    18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    gb81
  • Reference Number
    LU79351327036
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