Porcelain and Brass "Capalonga" Desk Lamp by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Flos, 1982 For Sale
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Porcelain and Brass "Capalonga" Desk Lamp by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Flos, 1982

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An impressive desk lamp designed by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Flos in 1982. Two 26" long ridged porcelain shades sit atop octagonal brass columns. The angled shades direct light downward while also permitting a soft glow through the translucent material. A circular porcelain dimmer on the black enameled base allows the intensity of the light to be adjusted. A timeless yet contemporary take on the traditional desk lamp.

Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Excellent Vintage Condition. Minor wear on brass columns. Porcelain dimmer slightly askew from body, does not affect lamp function. Rewired for use in the US
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 15.25 in. x W 26.75 in. x D 5.5 in.H 38.74 cm x W 67.95 cm x D 13.97 cm
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU223537341063
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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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