Offered by: epoca
1700 16th St. @ Kansas St. San Francisco, CA 94103 , United States Call Seller 415.864.6895


Pair of Gerald Thurston Mid-century Hourglass Tri-color Ceramic Lamps

$ 6,500
  • Description
    the best of post-war design, each lamp composed of stacked tri-color conical-form glazed elements with brass mounts; Gerald Thurston was one of the most creative American lighting designers of the postwar era. His innovative designs exemplify the streamlined forms of the mid 20th century. Thurston joined Lightolier in 1950, the same year New York’s Museum of Modern Art featured one of his floor lamps in their Good Design Exhibition of 1950. His sculptural lamps show his love of Scandinavian modernist lighting as well as the cutting-edge designs of postwar Italy.  His iconic lamps are still coveted today by collectors and designers
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: glazed ceramic
    Condition: Good. excellent vintage condition with minor surface wear; professionally rewired
    Creation Date: 1950
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 5340
    Incollect Reference #: 665744
  • Dimensions
    H. 22 in; H.2. 35 in; Diam. 7.25 in;
    H. 55.88 cm; H.2. 88.9 cm; Diam. 18.42 cm;
Message from Seller:

epoca, located in the Design Center neighborhood of San Francisco, has been characterized as “blended eclectic” offering unique 20th century furnishings alongside traditional antiques and accessories

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