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$ 11,305

‘Angel Wing’ Floor Lamp Model A805 by Alvar Aalto for Valaistustyö Ky, 1954

Documentation Documented elsewhere (similar item)
Origin Finland
Period 1950-1979
Materials Brass, Metal, Leather
W. 20.47 in; H. 67.72 in; D. 13.78 in;
W. 52 cm; H. 172 cm; D. 35 cm;
Condition Fair. Wear consistent with age and use. Some small repairs to the paint of some of the shades. Additional pictures available.
Creation Date 1954
Description This iconic lamp that was originally designed for the National Pensions Institute in Helsinki, is a true classic. The a805's asymmetrical louvered shade is reminiscent of wings and as a result the lamp is cutely nicknamed 'Angel Wing’.⠀

White painted metal, brass, tubular brass and black leather-wrapped metal.

Stem impressed with Valaistustyö A 805.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern, Scandinavian Modern
Book References Alvar & Aino Aalto Design, Collection Bischofsberger, Kellein, Hatje Cantz, 2005, p. 186 and 187
Incollect Reference Number 267390
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