1 of 7 images

Rare Pair of Scavo Coroso Murano Glass Lamps for Seguso


Scavo Coroso Murano glass lamps with brushed brass hardware by Seguso.


  • Condition
    Excellent. Lampshades are original and have some imperfections. We will have new lamp shades made in original color or color of choice. Please allow 10 days to ship..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 36 in. x W 24 in. x D 24 in.

    H 91.44 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    Miami, FL
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About Karl Springer (Designer)

The Berlin-born, New York–based designer Karl Springer brought a chic, high-fashion sensibility to furnishings. During his heyday in the 1970s, Springer’s work was a favorite of the glamour set, who enjoyed the novelty of pieces finished in rich and striking materials that ranged from exotic hides and skins to lacquer and chromed metal. In a sense, Springer was a pre-postmodernist. Much as the dull, safe, corporate sameness of late 20th-century modernism prompted Ettore Sottsass, Michael Graves and others to explore new and provocative structures and materials in design and architecture, so, too, was Springer driven to enliven his creations with fresh and alluring energy and sleekness.

Springer came to New York in the late 1950s and found work arranging window displays at the department store Lord & Taylor. He had studied bookbinding in Germany, and, using his meticulous skills, he began crafting desk accessories wrapped in leather as a sideline. These pieces were sold in luxury stores like Bergdorf Goodman, and drew a sophisticated clientele that included the Duchess of Windsor. By 1965, he had established his own Manhattan atelier, and at his death he had showrooms as far afield as Los Angeles, Tokyo and Munich.

The chairs, tables, credenzas and other furniture forms Springer created are generally simple, but substantial, and often have robust, rounded lines. The attraction of Springer’s work lies in his insistence on exacting construction and, above all, his eye for unusual materials and finishes. He employed Lucite, brass, and gunmetal along with chromed and polished steel, and revived exquisite finishes rarely seen since the days of Art Deco masters such as Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann and Jean-Michel Frank: shagreen (a type of sharkskin), python, goatskin, bone, horn, and lacquered parchment, as well as fabrics that include batik prints. Made of such materials, Springer’s work is by its very nature flamboyant and eye-catching: a suite of pieces will astonish, and an artfully placed side table in exotic hide will add a surprising spark.

About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Miami, FL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries

More From This Seller
NaN Sale Price / set
20% Off

Rare Pair of Seguso Murano Glass Floor Lamps

Seguso Company

Italian Floor Lamps

Murano Glass, Brass

Pair of brass and Murano glass floor lamps by Seguso.

NaN Sale Price / set
25% Off

Pair of Vietri Murano Glass Egg Lamps

C.A.S. Vietri

Italian Table Lamps

Blown Glass, Lucite

Murano glass egg lamps by Vietri with Lucite bases and two-light settings.

NaN Sale Price / set
50% Off

Pair of Ben Swildens “Uovo” or Egg Table Lamps ...

Fontana Arte, Ben Swildens

Italian Table Lamps


Pair of Uovo or Egg table lamps designed by Ben Swildens for Fontana Arte rendered in hand blown white glass with a white perforated metal base.

NaN Sale Price / set
80% Off

Pair of "Oval" Tessellated Camel Bone Lamps

Colombian Table Lamps

Bone, String, Chrome

Excellent pair of tessellated camel bone lamps with original string shades

You May Also Like
NaN / set

Pair Of Murano Glass Lamps By Seguso

Seguso Company

Italian Table Lamps

Murano Glass

Unusual pair of Italian Seguso Murano glass lamps on gilt wood bases. One slightly taller and wider thank the other, They are individual blown pieces (25.5 inches and 26.25 inches)


Italian Murano Glass Table Lamp by Seguso for M...

Seguso Company, The Marbro Lamp Company

Italian Table Lamps

Linen, Murano Glass, Silver Leaf

A glamorous Murano glass and silver leaf table lamp by Marbro. The Murano glass has some strokes of gold. The custom white linen shade is original. Newly rewired and it has a rotat...

NaN / set

Pair Coroso Finish Murano Glass Urn Form Lamps

Antonio da Ros, Coroso

Italian Table Lamps

Art Glass

Pair Coroso Finish Murano Glass Urn form lamps attributed to Cenedese.

NaN / set

Pair Of Vintage Cased Glass Murano Table Lamps ...

Archimede Seguso, Archimede Seguso

Italian Table Lamps

Blown Glass, Brass, Marble

Archimede Seguso Vintage Cased Opaline Murano Glass Lamps . Simple And Elegant in Their Design,With Tall Long Necks, Which Extend The Lamps To A Height Of 31 Inches From Base To Top...

NaN / set

Pair of Mid Century Seguso Murano Glass Lamps i...

Seguso Company

Italian Table Lamps


A pair of Italian vintage table lamps by Seguso with blue, green clear and amber tinted Murano glass bodies and gilt wood bases.

NaN Sale Price / set
47% Off

A Midcentury Pair of Murano Brass and Glass Tab...

Seguso Company

Italian Table Lamps

Brass, Glass

A vintage pair of gold infused Murano table lamps with brass bases and leaf motif accents by Seguso.

NaN / set

Murano Glass Urn Lamps by Seguso for Marbro, Pair

Seguso Company, The Marbro Lamp Company

Italian Table Lamps

Murano Glass, Gold Leaf, Wood

A stunning pair of Hollywood Regency era Murano glass table lamps by Seguso for The Marbro Lamp Company, produced within the Mid-Century Modern era, circa 1950s-1960s, each of handle...


Flavio Poli Murano Glass Table Lamp for Seguso,...

Flavio Poli, Seguso Company

Italian Table Lamps

Silk, Murano Glass

Very elegant table lamp by Flavio Poli for Seguso Murano Italy, very heavy blown Murano glass in fantastic blue and pink color, oval wild silk shade. Measures: D 26 x B 36 x H 42 cm.