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1960s Mid-Century Shell Table Lamp by Vernor Panton for Luber

About the Item

This incredible vintage Mid-Century Modern “Fun 1TM” table lamp was designed by Danish architect and furniture designer Vernor Panton and made in Switzerland by J. Luber in the 1960s. This elegant, sculptural table lamp inspired by nature features a circular chrome base with mirrored top and two hanging tiers of 2” round Capiz shells. The beautiful reflective discs, made of mother-of-pearl, emit a soft, warm glow when illuminated. This rare vintage version first manufactured by Luber is labeled with original hanging paper tag that reads: "Design Verner Panton for J. Luber Basel, Swiss Made" and original sticker at base that reads: "J. Luber Basel, Made in Switzerland”. Long plug-in cord with on/off switch.
  • Creator:
    Verner Panton (Designer),Lüber Swiss (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 16.75 in (42.55 cm)Width: 10.5 in (26.67 cm)Depth: 10.5 in (26.67 cm)
  • Power Source:
    Plug-in
  • Lampshade:
    Included
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1960
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use. Some shells with minor chipping on edges expected over time. A few missing shells, but not readily apparent. Working condition. Standard bulb. Lightbulb not included.
  • Seller Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU8074232822382
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