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Gae Aulenti for Kartell "KIng Sun" Table Lamp, Italy 1970s

About the Item

This 'King Sun' lighting object was created by Gae Aulenti for Kartell in 1967. The lamp was specially designed for the Olivetti showroom in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Aulenti herself designed the shop reminiscent of a 'piazza' dominated by curved staircases, with lamps displayed on different levels together with typewriters. The structure has a red-orange base inserted with semi-circular sheets of transparent acrylic. The fins surround the bulb in the centre. Good condition, shows various opacities on the plexiglass, fully functional
  • Creator:
    Gae Aulenti (Designer),Kartell (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 27.96 in (71 cm)Width: 19.3 in (49 cm)Depth: 29.14 in (74 cm)
  • Power Source:
    Plug-in
  • Lampshade:
    Included
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1970
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Naples, IT
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU3221338908282
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